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  • Maple syrup urine disease

    1. 1. Maple Syrup Urine Disease Nash Bryant Biology Per. 7
    2. 2. Maple Syrup Urine Disease Nash Bryant Biology Per. 7
    3. 3. Maple Syrup Urine Disease Nash Bryant Biology Per. 7
    4. 4. Maple Syrup Urine Disease Nash Bryant Biology Per. 7
    5. 5. What is M.S.U.D.?Maple Syrup Urine Disease is a metabolism disorder in whichyou cannot break dow certain parts of proteins. The urine ofsomeone with this disorder can smell like maple syrup.
    6. 6. RisksIn it’s worst form, M.S.U.D. can cause brain damage in times ofphysical stress. Things can also get bad if someone goes withouteating for a long period of time.
    7. 7. SymptomsSome of the symptoms are:Avoiding FoodComaUrine that smells like maple syrupVomiting
    8. 8. CausesMaple Syrup Urine Disease is a gene defect. People with thisdisease cannot break dow certain amino acids causing a buildupof these in the blood stream.
    9. 9. Tests and ComplicationsSome test to take to see if someone has this disease are thePlasma Amino Acid Test, and the Urine Amino Acid Test.Some complications of this disease are Neurological Damage,Coma, or even Death.
    10. 10. TreatmentTreatment for this disease, if caught early, involves a protein-free diet.Fluids, sugars, and fats can be given through an IV.
    11. 11. ExpectationsEven when this disease is being treated, people can still haveoutbreaks in stressful situations, and death can occur in theseoutbreaks.
    12. 12. Works Citedhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001411/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maple_syrup_urine_diseasehttp://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/maple-syrup-urine-diseasehttp://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000373.htm

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