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An enzymatic defect resulting in an autosomal recessive disorder of mitochondrial metabolism. It is characterized by early-onset lactic acidosis, severe encephalomyopathy, and a pyruvate oxidation defect. Affected individuals have neonatal-onset epilepsy, poor growth, psychomotor retardation, muscular hypotonia, lactic acidosis, and elevated glycine concentration in plasma and urine.




Pyruvate dehydrogenase lipoic acid synthetase deficiency


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