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- noun A
metabolicdisturbance characterized by excessive ammoniain 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.
GDH-HI is also known as hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia syndrome (HI/HA).
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.
Molecular basis and characterization of the hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia syndrome: predominance of mutations in exons 11 and 12 of the glutamate dehydrogenase gene.
A syndrome of congenital hyperinsulinism and hyperammonemia. [see comments].
GHD HI - Also referred to as hyperinsulinism-hyperammonemia syndrome or HI-HA.
The syndrome -- called supplement-associated hyperammonemia after cachectic episode (SHAKE) -- appears to cause difficulty
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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