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K.L. was born in Ville de Saguenay (Quebec), birth was uneventful. However, she failed to thrive. Suddenly at the age of 5 months her condition deteriorated rapidly and she was transferred to an emergency room. Glutamic:pyruvic transaminase (GPT), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), ammonia and creatinine levels in blood were elevated; attending physicians noticed a strong cabbage-like smell originating from her. The most likely diagnosis is



A. Tyrosinemia I
B. Hyperlysinemia
C. Cystinuria
D. Methylmalonic aciduria
E. Glycine cleavage enzyme deficiency

This question is part of Block 10 Amino acid metabolism

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Mar 22, 2017

Tyrosinemia I

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