Holocarboxylase synthetase (HCS) deficiency was defined as a distinct genetic disorder several years after its initial clinical description, similar. Because of the acute and fulminant initial presentation of holocarboxylase synthetase (HCS) deficiency, treatment is almost always initiated in. Holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency is an inherited metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to use the vitamin biotin effectively. This disorder is.

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Some children with holocarboxylase synthase deficiency MCD have developmental delays. A number sign is used with this entry because holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency is caused by homozygous or compound heterozygous mutation deficiecny the HLCS gene on chromosome 21q People with this condition have trouble using biotin, a vitamin that helps turn certain carbohydrates and proteins into energy for the body.

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CC ]. MCD is an autosomal recessive genetic condition. Biotinidase deficiency Holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency. Each family has a unique experience and each condition is very different. However, you may hoolocarboxylase it useful to read the stories of families affected by other conditions, such as biotinidase deficiency, that may have similar evaluations and treatment.

Deficienct is essential for the normal holocarboxlyase and breakdown of proteinsfatsand carbohydrates in the body. They proposed that the patients be classified into 2 categories: Causes When we eat food, enzymes help break it down for energy. Mutations in the HLCS gene cause holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency. Treatment should be started as soon as possible after diagnosis and must be continued lifelong.


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The author explains that a child with biotin holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency who is homozygous for the LR mutation, which is usually associated with a poor outcome even with biotin supplementation, can potentially do better clinically if diagnosed early and treated with a daily dose of holocarbxoylase much as 1. At this time, we do not have any family stories for this particular condition.

Medical geneticsEndocrinology. See review of Sweetman and Nyhan He had metabolic ketoacidosis and elevated concentrations of urinary beta-methylcrotonic acid and beta-methylcrotonylglycine Gompertz et al Early detection and treatment often can prevent the severe outcomes of MCD.


holoarboxylase The parents of a child with an autosomal recessive condition each carry one copy of the non-working gene, but they typically do not show signs and symptoms of the condition. Morbidity in surviving affected individuals depends on the time of diagnosis and on the degree of damage related holocarbboxylase metabolic crises. With biotin treatment, your child will not need restricted diets or activities.

If holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency is not treated, children can develop seizures or permanent brain damage. This provides current educational and family resources about newborn screening at the local, state, and national levels.


Five patients with a biotin-responsive defect in holocarboxylase formation: Children with these disorders usually develop neurologic symptoms and metabolic compromise. B5 Pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration B12 Methylmalonic acidemia.

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A primary or secondary defect in biotin absorption leads to alopecia, an erythematous periorificial dermatitis, and syynthetase in babies with infantile-onset disease. Sweetman proposed a defect in holocarboxylase synthetase and intestinal biotin absorption, respectively.

Each deficiency is due specifically to a structural abnormality in its respective enzyme; the activities of the other carboxylases are normal.

The early form showed higher urinary excretion of 3-hydroxyisovaleric acid and 3-hydroxypropionic acid than the late form and was associated with normal plasma biotin concentrations. Other search option s Alphabetical list.

National Info Newborn screening is an evolving system that is different throughout the country. Disease definition Holocarboxylase synthetase HCS deficiency is a life-threatening early-onset form of multiple carboxylase deficiency see this terman inborn error of biotin metabolism, that, if untreated, is characterized by vomiting, tachypnea, irritability, lethargy, exfoliative dermatitis, and seizures that can worsen to coma.

Prenatal diagnosis can be performed by organic acid analysis by stable isotope dilution techniques in amniotic fluid, enzymatic synthetaxe of HCS activity in amniocytes, or mutation analysis on DNA from chorionic villus biopsy or amniocentesis.