An autosomal recessive condition that is caused by mutation(s) in the MOCS1 gene, encoding molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis protein 1. it is characterized by poor feeding, encephalopathy, seizures and dysmorphic facial features.
Symptoms of Molybdenum deficiency
The following features are indicative of Molybdenum deficiency:
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Common Causes of Molybdenum deficiency
The following are the most common causes of Molybdenum deficiency:
low amount of molybdenum in body
Prevention of Molybdenum deficiency
Yes, it may be possible to prevent Molybdenum deficiency.
Occurrence of Molybdenum deficiency
Common Age Group
Molybdenum deficiency most commonly occurs in the following age group:
Molybdenum deficiency can occur in any gender.
Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Molybdenum deficiency
The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Molybdenum deficiency:
Transcriptome analysis: To check for Mo deficiency impacting involved genes
Complications of Molybdenum deficiency if untreated
Yes, Molybdenum deficiency causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Molybdenum deficiency is left untreated:
can be fatal
severe developmental delay
child unable to learn to sit
child unable to learn to speak
ocular lens dislocation
Last updated date
This page was last updated on 8/23/2019.
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