Welcome - Propionic Acidemia (PA) Community

What is Propionic Acidemia (PA) ?

Propionic Acidemia or Propionic aciduria is a rare metabolic disorder characterized by deficiency of propionyl CoA carboxylase, an enzyme involved in the breakdown (catabolism) of the chemical "building blocks" (amino acids) of certain proteins.

Source: National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

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Latest Member Stories

Our beautiful daughter Shifa born on 18th Jan 2017

by Raimee published 3 months ago
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On day 3, our lives changed and she was diagnosed with PA after going into a metabolic crisis. Everything after this is such a blur as the diagnosi...

Jordan's story

by JillF published 10 months ago
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Jordan was sent home on the third day after his birth. We tried feeding him and he just wasn't interested and acted like he didn't like the taste....

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