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Neurometabolic disorder due to serine deficiency

Disease definition

Serine-deficiency syndrome is a very rare infantile-onset potentially treatable neurometabolic disorder characterized clinically by microcephaly, neurodevelopmental disorders and seizures. Three serine-deficiency syndromes have been described: 3-phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase (3-PGDH) deficiency, 3-phosphoserine phosphatase (3-PSP) deficiency, and phosphoserine aminotransferase deficiency (see these terms).


Classification level: Group of disorders
  • Synonym(s):
    • Serine deficiency
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: E72.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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