trimethylaminuria


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tri·meth·yl·am·i·nu·ri·a

(trī-meth'il-am'i-nyūr'ē-ă),
Increased excretion of trimethamine in urine, sweat, and saliva, with characteristically offensive fishy body odor or breath.
Synonym(s): fish-odor syndrome
A rare autosomal recessive condition [MIM 136131] characterised by an accumulation of trimethylamine (CH33N), which is released in the person’s sweat, urine, and breath, giving off a strong body odour, which often has a fishy smell
Management Choline, lecithin-free diet

tri·meth·yl·am·i·nu·ri·a

(trī-meth'il-am-i-nyūr'ē-ă)
Increased excretion of trimethylamine in urine and sweat, with a characteristic offensive, fishy body odor.
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Admittedly, the non-TV critics among you might disagree, claiming there are PLENTY of less favourable situations to find oneself in - being trapped in a hot car alongside someone with trimethylaminuria (fish odour syndrome), for example.
sup][58] However, individuals without functional FMO3 often exhibit a fishy odor, which is caused by trimethylaminuria.
Also known as Trimethylaminuria, this unusual metabolic condition means you struggle to digest certain foods, resulting in your sweat, breath and urine giving off a pungent fishy aroma.
Effects of the dietary supplements, activated charcoal and copper chlorophyllin, on urinary excretion of trimethylamine in Japanese trimethylaminuria patients.
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56) People with liver or kidney disease, Parkinson's disease, depression, or trimethylaminuria may be at an increased risk of adverse events when consuming choline at a level up to or near the upper limit, though otherwise there is no known toxicity of choline to humans.
Such conditions include liver failures or infections, diabetic acidosis and trimethylaminuria.
Trimethylaminuria occurs when someone's body can't break down certain compounds in food, mainly in those containing choline, including eggs and fatty meats.
The condition, known clinically as trimethylaminuria, is caused by emitting excessive amounts of the compound trimethylamine (TMA).
Patients who suffer from Trimethylaminuria lack an enzyme in the body that breaks down a certain chemical leading to a build-up in the skin, sweat and urine.
2) For example, trimethylamine has been described as the substance contributing to Fish--odor Syndrome or Trimethylaminuria.