ketoaciduria


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Related to ketoaciduria: branched chain ketoaciduria, Ketoacidemia
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Noun1.ketoaciduria - excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvationketoaciduria - excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation
branched chain ketoaciduria, maple syrup urine disease - an inherited disorder of metabolism in which the urine has a odor characteristic of maple syrup; if untreated it can lead to mental retardation and death in early childhood
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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ke·to·ac·i·du·ri·a

n. cetoaciduria, acidosis causada por el aumento de cuerpos cetónicos en la orina.
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Maple syrup urine disease: branched-chain ketoaciduria.
1)the conditions for which screening was available (PKU, hypothyroidism, branched chain ketoaciduria, homocystinuria) and that they caused mental retardation and were usually inherited; (2) the treatments and their ability to usually prevent retardation; (3) the procedure (heel prick) and that it had been performed without complication in more than .
Biochemical studies on a variant of branched chain ketoaciduria in a 19-year-old female.