Other Names for this Disease
- Fumarate hydratase deficiency
- Fumaric aciduria
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There is currently no effective treatment for fumarase deficiency. Nutritional intervention may be appropriate for children with feeding difficulties. Physical therapy and wheelchairs can also be useful for some individuals.
Last updated: 11/6/2012
- Vivian E Shih and Roseann Mandell. Fumarate Hydratase Deficiency. GeneReviews. June 2, 2009; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1506/. Accessed 11/6/2012.
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