Other Names for this Disease
- Disorder of valine metabolism
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There is no cure for 3-hydroxyisobutyric aciduria. Because it is so rare, there is limited evidence to support the effectiveness of treatment. However, affected people have been treated with a protein-restricted diet and carnitine supplementation with varying degrees of success.
Last updated: 1/28/2015
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