An unusual cause of hyperammonaemia in a newborn infant: answer

Okan, Fusun; Bereket, Gamze; Nikain, Afssane; Guven, Gulsah
April 2008
Pediatric Nephrology;Apr2008, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p555
Academic Journal
The article offers information on an unusual cause of hyperammonaemia in a newborn infant. It is posed that although renal tubular acidosis (RTA) rarely happens in neonates it can be life endangering and may mimic a disease of an inborn error of metabolism. Moreover, it is mentioned that distal RTA may be related with hyperammonaemia.


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