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Hereditary urea cycle abnormality

  • Alternative Names

    Abnormality of the urea cycle - hereditary; Urea cycle - hereditary abnormality


    As with most inherited diseases, there is no way to prevent these disorders. Prenatal testing is available. Genetic testing before an embryo is implanted may be available for those using in vitro fertilization.

    Teamwork between parents, the affected child, and doctors can help prevent severe illness.