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Biotinidase deficiency

Disease definition

Biotinidase deficiency is a late-onset form of multiple carboxylase deficiency (see this term), an inborn error of biotin metabolism that, if untreated, is characterized by seizures, breathing difficulties, hypotonia, skin rash, alopecia, hearing loss and delayed development.

ORPHA:79241

  • Synonym(s):
    • BTD deficiency
    • Juvenile-onset multiple carboxylase deficiency
    • Late-onset multiple carboxylase deficiency
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: E53.8
  • OMIM: 253260
  • UMLS: C0220754  C1854698
  • MeSH: D028921
  • GARD: 894
  • MedDRA: 10071434

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