- What is arginase deficiency and what causes it?
- What are the symptoms of arginase deficiency?
- How is it diagnosed?
- What is the prognosis?
- What is the risk to other family members and future babies?
- What treatments/therapies/medications are recommended or available?
- How will my child and our family be impacted?
National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation
This non-profit organization provides support services and information for families; medical lectures on urea cycle disorders; nutrition and medication resources; and information about events and conferences.
Argininemia - Information for Parents (STAR-G)
A factsheet, written by a genetic counselor and reviewed by genetic specialists, for families who have received an initial diagnosis of a newborn disorder; Screening, Technology, and Research in Genetics.
Argininemia (Genetics Home Reference)
Excellent, detailed review of condition for patients and families; sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Urea Cycle Abnormalities (Medline Plus)
Contains information for families about urea cycle disorders in general; arginase deficiency is one of these.
Genetics in Primary Care Institute (AAP)
The goal of this site is to increase collaboration in the care of children with known or suspected genetic disorders. Includes health supervision guidelines and other useful resources; a collaboration among the Health Resources & Services Administration, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Newborn Screening Information for Clinicians (NNSGRC)
Fact sheets, data reports, publications ,and information for clinicians about genetic screening that includes links to state genetic contacts; National Newborn Screening & Global Resource Center.
Learn the Signs. Act Early (CDC)
A CDC program to address the importance of early identification of developmental delay and disability. Early intervention (before school age) can have a significant impact on a child’s ability to learn new skills, as well as reduce the need for costly interventions over time; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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|Compiled and edited by:||Lynne M Kerr, MD, PhD - 10/2012|
|Content Last Updated:||10/2015|