Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency
Other Names for this Disease
- OCT deficiency
- Ornithine carbamoyltransferase deficiency
- OTC deficiency
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- Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). 2006; http://www.ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/ornithine-transcarbamylase-deficiency. Accessed 3/4/2011.
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- Riudor, et al. Partial Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency. Pediatrics 2003;111:1123-1124.
- Scaglia, et al. An integrated approach to the diagnosis and prospective management of partial ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency. Pediatrics 2002;109:150-152.
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