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hyperammonemia

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  • noun A metabolic disturbance characterized by excessive ammonia in the blood.

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  • The second most common cause of hyperinsulinism is the hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia syndrome, in which the gene defect has nothing to do with the potassium channel, but instead interferes with the metabolism of glutamate in the cell, causing excessive insulin secretion.

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  • GDH-HI is also known as hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia syndrome (HI/HA).

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  • Stanley CA, Lieu YK, Hsu BY, Burlina AB, Greenberg CR, Hopwood NJ, et al. Hyperinsulinism and hyperammonemia in infants with regulatory mutations of the glutamate dehydrogenase gene.

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  • Molecular basis and characterization of the hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia syndrome: predominance of mutations in exons 11 and 12 of the glutamate dehydrogenase gene.

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  • A syndrome of congenital hyperinsulinism and hyperammonemia. [see comments].

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  • GHD HI - Also referred to as hyperinsulinism-hyperammonemia syndrome or HI-HA.

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  • The syndrome -- called supplement-associated hyperammonemia after cachectic episode (SHAKE) -- appears to cause difficulty

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  • Left untreated, urea cycle disorders can cause dangerously heightened levels of ammonia in the bloodstream (hyperammonemia) resulting in brain damage, coma, and/or death.

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