Deepening coma in an epileptic patient: The missing link to the urea cycle

Gabriel Vainstein, Ze'ev Korzets, Avishalom Pomeranz, Nathan Gadot

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Abstract

In summary, we suggest that serum ammonia levels be evaluated in all patients on VPA therapy who develop an altered mental status. In such conditions, in a patient with a history of previous encephalopathy, protein intolerance and mental deficit, OTC deficiency should be borne in mind.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1351-1353
Number of pages3
JournalNephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Volume17
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002

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