ea0050ep046 | Clinical Biochemistry | SFEBES2017
, Brown Alison
, Gumma Aparna D
, Oyibo Samson O
Background: Medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD) is an autosomal recessive inherited disorder resulting in the inability to breakdown medium-chain fatty acids to provide energy during periods of low-calorie intake and hypoglycaemia (infections, fasting, vomiting). Without urgent treatment, the accumulation of toxic fatty acids leads to encephalopathy and sudden death.Pregnant females with Type 1 diabetes requ...