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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 3. No. 2, 1998

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 1998;3:158-66

Postgraduate Column

Inborn Errors of Metabolism in Neonates



Inborn errors of metabolism should be suspected in those with suspicious family or obstetric history. The commonest presentation in neonates is acute encephalopathy. Arterial blood gases with anion gap measurement, ammonia level, blood glucose, urine for ketone bodies and urine smell as well as negative sepsis screening results are helpful screening tests.

Keyword : Metabolism; Neonate

Abstract in Chinese


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