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Biochemical Disorder

Biochemical Disease Cause


  • ASD is not a discrete nosological entity but, rather, a multifactorial syndrome associated with different phenotypic and biological presentations.[www5.bahiana.edu.br]
  • Sulfite and S-sulfocysteine were also present in the plasma. His inorganic sulfate excretion was only 50 per cent of total sulfur, as compared with 75 to 95 per cent by controls.[nejm.org]
  • At the present time, the only recourse parents have in the case of sex-...[writework.com]
  • These form hypotheses to be tested by further enquiry, again usually direct questioning, so that the relative likelihood that the patient’s presentation is due to one syndrome rather than another is evaluated.[clinicalgate.com]
  • Since Vincent Van Gogh’s life and medical condition have been presented in at least 5 major films, and I have already a thread about Porphyria in the movies, I invite you to read the basis that supports that Vincent Van Gogh suffered from Porphyria in[biochemistryquestions.wordpress.com]
Ectopia Lentis
  • Abstract Study of a 4 1/2-year-old boy with the unusual combination of acute infantile hemiplegia, ectopia lentis and the absence of homocystinuria showed large amounts of abnormal sulfur-containing metabolites (sulfite, thiosulfate and S-sulfocysteine[nejm.org]
Psychiatric Manifestation
  • This chapter primarily concerns the clinical biochemical aspects of psychiatric disorders and those general medical disorders that have psychiatric manifestations.[clinicalgate.com]
  • Prolapse, she set out to learn as much as she could about this little-known heart problem—a syndrome that can lead to palpitations, fainting, fatigue, shortness of breath, migraine headaches, chest pain, episodes of extremely rapid or irregular heartbeat, dizziness[books.google.com]
  • Delirium and dementia such as Alzheimer's disease Dizziness and vertigo Stupor and coma Head injury Stroke (CVA, cerebrovascular attack) Tumors of the nervous system (e.g. cancer ) Multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases Infections of the[en.wikipedia.org]
  • It can also be associated with epilepsy, dizziness and schizophrenia [ 36 – 39 ].[jeatdisord.biomedcentral.com]
Myoclonic Jerking
  • In the presence of a more or less permanent metabolic acidosis, poor muscle tone, and myoclonic jerks or frank seizures, look for glycine in the urine by chromatography (not by enzymatic assay). The diagnosis may be D-glyceric aciduria.[emedicine.medscape.com]


  • Workup The initial workup readily identifies lactic acidosis. Once the more common acquired causes of lactic acidosis have been excluded, order appropriate tests to diagnose one of the less common inborn errors of metabolism.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Blood workups were done on those with abnormal patterns and sent to Carl Pfeiffer at the Princeton BioCenter.[encognitive.com]
LDL Increased
  • Here are some Lipid Storage Diseases: FAMILIAL HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA - Mutated LDL receptors that reduce binding of LDL - Increased level of cholesterol FAMILIAL LIPOPROTEIN LIPASE DEFICIENCY - Deficiency of lipoprotein lipase - Increased levels of chylomicron[biotecharticles.com]
Lipase Increased
  • Here are some Lipid Storage Diseases: FAMILIAL HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA - Mutated LDL receptors that reduce binding of LDL - Increased level of cholesterol FAMILIAL LIPOPROTEIN LIPASE DEFICIENCY - Deficiency of lipoprotein lipase - Increased levels of chylomicron[biotecharticles.com]
  • […] can cause delirium; they may result from behavioural disturbance secondary to psychiatric disorder Blood gases Hypocapnia can mimic anxiety (but note that, more frequently, hyperventilation secondary to anxiety or a panic attack can cause hypocapnia); hypercapnia[clinicalgate.com]
  • […] can mimic anxiety (but note that, more frequently, hyperventilation secondary to anxiety or a panic attack can cause hypocapnia); hypercapnia in respiratory failure can cause delirium Glucose Hypoglycaemia can mimic anxiety (and, when chronic, may lead[clinicalgate.com]
  • TABLE 35.2 Laboratory investigations to exclude organic disease in patients with psychiatric symptoms Investigation Rationale Full blood count Anaemia can lead to cerebral hypoxia, causing confusion; macrocytosis may be due to vitamin B 12 deficiency,[clinicalgate.com]


  • They have a terrible time sticking to treatment. Pyrolurics constitute the last group.[encognitive.com]
  • This information could be useful in the ongoing treatment of EDs and provide guidance for nutritional programs.[jeatdisord.biomedcentral.com]
  • Mensah treated patients at the former Pfeiffer Treatment Center, a not-for-profit organization and outpatient clinic specializing in the treatment of biochemical imbalances including children with autism. Prior to joining Pfeiffer, Dr.[mensahmedical.com]
  • Eicosapentaenoic acid in the treatment of schizophrenia and depression: rationale and preliminary double-blind clinical trial results.[bmj.com]
  • ); monitoring (to monitor progression of primary physical disease or of disease secondary to the mental disorder or to monitor therapeutic drugs), and therapeutic (as part of the treatment plan, or to monitor compliance with treatment).[clinicalgate.com]


  • Clinical manifestations such as epilepsy, mental retardation, sleep disorders, hyperactivity, irritability and auto- and heteroaggressiveness may alter the patient’s prognosis.[www5.bahiana.edu.br]
  • If a diagnosis is confirmed, they help families understand how a diagnosis was reached, the medical prognosis and the available treatment options.[rileychildrens.org]
  • Approximately 50 percent of persons with homocystinuria are responsive to treatment with vitamin B 6 (pyridoxine), and these individuals tend to have a better intellectual prognosis.[britannica.com]
  • Prognosis is poor even with current vigorous metabolic management. Without such management, the infant usually dies in a short time.[emedicine.medscape.com]


  • Etiology of hypercholesterolemia in patients with anorexia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2006;39:598–601. View Article PubMed Google Scholar Campbell-McBride N. Cholesterol: friend or foe? In: wise traditions in food, farming and the healing arts.[jeatdisord.biomedcentral.com]
  • If evidence of metabolic etiology appears, differentiating between disorders affecting white muscle (ie, the carbohydrate errors discussed here) and disorders affecting red muscle (ie, errors of lipid and mitochondrial metabolism) is essential, because[emedicine.medscape.com]


  • "Inherited Metabolic Disorders Overview: Overview, Clinical Features and Differential Diagnosis, Epidemiology and Statistics". 2018-08-09. "Inborn errors of metabolism". MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. Retrieved 27 July 2015.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • There is enough epidemiological evidence that a diet high in polyphenol‐rich fruit, vegetables, cocoa, and beverages offer protection against developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.[emedicine.medscape.com]
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  • Pathophysiological bases for a new treatment of headache. Proceedings of International Migraine-Headache Symposium, Florence , page 32, World Federation of Neurology. Google Scholar Hanington, E. (1967). Preliminary report on tyramine headache.[link.springer.com]
  • In terms of pathophysiological/mechanism interactions, an abnormal gut microbioma can play a role in metabolic disorder related obesity. [8] Screening [ edit ] Metabolic disorder screening can be done in newborns via the following methods: [9] Blood test[en.wikipedia.org]
  • The pathophysiology of this disorder is currently unknown and treatment goal is to minimize symptoms by low salt diets, blood pressure medication and possible kidney transplants.[en.wikibooks.org]
  • Role of a circadian-relevant gene, NR1D1, in the brain development: possible involvement in the pathophysiology of autism spectrum disorders. Sci. Rep., 2017; 7: 43945.[med.nagoya-u.ac.jp]


  • They often require restraining, tying their hands, to prevent them from mutilating themselves. Another Affected children with Menkes steely-hair syndrome have hair that feels similar to steel wool; in addition, they are retarded.[writework.com]
  • In addition, the precise mechanisms whereby 1-MCP, diphenylamine, UV-visible light irradiation, initial low oxygen stress, and intermittent warming ameliorate or prevent scald are currently being investigated using biochemical, functional genomics, and[actahort.org]
  • . , encompasses the evaluation, prevention, treatment, and discovery of diseases due to genetic defects in human biochemical processes.[intercampus.genetics.ucla.edu]
  • Eventually we'll learn all about what needs to be known in the prevention of crime. Correspondence: Dr.[encognitive.com]
  • Vitamins: The mystery of how minute amounts of dietary substances prevent diseases such as beriberi, scurvy, and pellagra came clear in 1935 when riboflavin (vitamin B2) was found to be an integral part of an enzyme.[medicinenet.com]

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