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Atlas of Inherited Metabolic Diseases 3E

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  • Presents over 840 high quality images and diagrams, including biochemical pathways, other line diagrams and color half-tones
  • Provides excellent and detailed clinical descriptions, with numerous valuable hints and suggestions for management
  • Includes helpful explanatory algorithms and decision trees to enhance clinical applicability
  • Fully updated to incorporate all new developments in the field


In a field where even experts may find that years have elapsed since they last encountered a child with a given disorder, it is essential for the clinician to have a comprehensive source of practical and highly illustrated information covering the whole spectrum of metabolic disease to refer to. The third edition of this highly regarded book, authored by three of the foremost authorities in pediatric metabolic medicine, fulfils this need by providing an invaluable insight into the problems associated with metabolic diseases.

The Atlas of Metabolic Disease is divided into sections of related disorders, such as disorders of amino acid metabolism, lipid storage disorders and mitochondrial diseases, with an introductory outline where appropriate summarizing the biochemical features and general management issues. Within sections each chapter deals with an individual disease, starting with a useful summary of major phenotypic expression and including clear and helpful biochemical pathways, identifying for the reader exactly where the defect is occurring.

Throughout the book, plentiful photographs, often showing extremely rare disorders, are an invaluable aid to diagnosis.


Table of Contents


Organic acidemias
Propionic acidemia
Methylmalonic acidemia
Methylmalonic aciduria and homocystinuria (cobalamin C and C disease)
Multiple carboxylase deficiency/holocarboxylase synthetase deficiency
Multiple carboxylase deficiency/biotinidase deficiency
Isovaleric acidemia
Glutaric aciduria (type I)
3-Methylcrotonyl CoA carboxylase deficiency/3-methylcrotonyl glycinuria
D-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria
L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria
4-hydroxybutyric aciduria
Mitochondrial acetoacetyl-CoA thiolase (3-oxothiolase) deficiency


Disorders of amino acid metabolism
Hyphenylalaninemia and defective metabolism of tetrahydrobiopterin
Biogenetic amines
Maple syrup urine disease (branched-chain oxoaciduria)
Oculocutaneous tyrosinemia/tyrosine aminotransferase deficiency
Hepatorenal tyrosinemia/fumarylacetoacetate hydrolase deficiency
Nonketotic hyperglycinemia


Hyperammonemia and disorders of the urea cycle
Introduction to hyperammonemia and disorders of the urea cycle
Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency
Carbamyl phosphate synthetase deficiency
Argininosuccinic aciduria
Hyperornithinemia, hyperammonemia, homocitrullinuria syndrome
Lysinuric protein intolerance
Glutamine synthetase deficiency


Disorders of fatty acid oxidation
Introduction to disorders of fatty acid oxidation
Carnitine transporter deficiency
Carnitine: acylcarnitine translocase deficiency
Carnitine palmitoyl transferase I deficiency
Carnitine palmitoyl transferase II deficiency, lethal neonatal
Carnitine palmitoyl transferase II deficiency, late onset
Medium chain acyl CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
Very long-chain acyl CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
Long chain L-3-hydroxyacyl CoA dehydrogenase - (trifunctional protein deficiency)
Short-chain acyl CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
3-HydroxyacylCoA dehydrogenase (short-chain 3-hydroxyacylCoA dehydrogenase) deficiency
Short/branched chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (2-methylbutyrylCoA dehydrogenase) deficiency
Multiple acyl CoA dehydrogenase deficiency/Glutaric aciduria type II/Ethylmalonic-adipic aciduria
3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl CoA lyase deficiency


The lactic acidemias and mitochondrial disease
Introduction to the lactic acidemias
Pyruvate carboxylase deficiency
Fructose-1,6-diphosphatase deficiency
Deficiency of the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex
Lactic acidemia and defective activity of pyruvate, 2-oxoglutarate and branched chain oxoacid dehydrogenases
Mitochondrial encephalomyelopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes
Myoclonic epilepsy and ragged red fiber disease
Neurodegeneration, ataxia and retinitis pigmentosa
Kearns-Sayre syndrome
Pearson syndrome
Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndromes: mitochondrial DNA polymerase deficiency


Disorders of carbohydrate metabolism
Glycogen storage diseases: introduction
Glycogenosis type 1 - Von Gierke disease
Glycogenosis type II/Pomple/lysosomal -glucosidase deficiency
Glycogenosis type III/Amylo-1,6-glucosidase (debrancher) deficiency


Peroxisomal disorders
Neonatal adrenoleukodystrophy/disorders of peroxisomal biogenesis


Disorders of purine metabolism
Lesch-Nyhan disease and variants
Adenine phosphoribosyl-transferase deficiency
Phosphoribosylpyrophosphate synthetase and its abnormalities
Adenosine deaminase deficiency
Adenylsuccinate lyase deficiency
Orotic aciduria


Disorders of transport and mineral metabolism
Hartnup disease
Menkes disease


Introduction to mucopolysaccharidoses
Hurler disease/mucopolysaccharidosis type IH-L-iduronidase deficiency
Scheie and Hurler-Scheie diseases/mucopolysaccharidosis IS and HIS/a-iduronidase deficiency
Hunter disease/mucopolysaccharidosis type II/iduronate sulfatase deficiency
Sanfilippo disease/mucopolysaccharidosis type III
Morquio syndrome/mucopolysaccharidosis type IV/keratan sulfaturia
Maroteaux-Lamy disease/mucopolysaccharidosis VI/N-acetylgalactosamine-4-sulfatase deficiency
Sly disease/ß-glucuronidase deficiency/mucopolysaccharidosis VII


I-cell disease/mucolipidosis II
Mucolipidosis III/pseudo-Hurler polydystrophy /N-acetyl-glucosaminyl-1-phosphotransferase deficiency


Disorders of cholesterol and neutral lipid metabolism
Familial hypercholesterolemia
Mevalonic aciduria
Lipoprotein lipase deficiency/type I hyperlipoproteinemia


Lipid storage disorders
Fabry disease
GM1 gangliosidosis/ß-galactosidase deficiency
Tay-Sachs disease/hexosaminidase A deficiency
Sandhoff disease/GM2 gangliosidosis/deficiency of hexosaminidase A and B/hex-B subunit deficiency
GM2 activator deficiency/GM2 gangliosidosis - deficiency of the activator protein
Gaucher disease
Niemann-Pick disease
Niemann-Pick type C disease/cholesterol-processing abnormality
Krabbe disease/galactosylceramide lipidosis/globoid cell leukodystrophy
Wolman disease/cholesteryl ester storage disease
Metachromatic leukodystrophy
Multiple sulfatase deficiency


Congenital disorder of glycosylation, type la
Other forms of congenital disorders of glycosylation
a1-Antitrypsin deficiency
Canavan disease/aspartoacylase deficiency
Ethylmalonic encephalopathy
Disorders of creatine synthesis or transport


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Rok wydania 2011
Autor William L Nyhan, Georg F. Hoffman, Bruce A Barshop, Aida I Al-Aqeel
Wydanie 3
Liczba stron 888
Liczba ilustracji 680 Color & 160 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781444112252
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