HMG-CoA synthase deficiency
HMG-CoA synthase deficiencyMetabolic disease A condition caused by a congenital defect in mitochondrial HMG-CoA synthase, resulting in a poor tolerance to fasting, which may evoke hypoketosis–since HMG-CoA is pivotal in the control of ketogenesis Management Prevent fasting. See HMG-CoA synthase.
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