Organic acidurias are an important class of inherited metabolic disorders arising due to defect in intermediary metabolic pathways of carbohydrate, amino acids and fatty acid oxidation. This review summarizes the current knowledge about the important organic acidurias in the Indian population. Specifically, diagnosis and principles of treatment of organic acidurias are covered. The salient features of common organic acidurias as well as their prevalence in various parts of the world are reviewed in some detail. © 2011 Association of Clinical Biochemists of India.
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K. Vaidyanathan, Dr. Damodaran Vasudevan, and Narayanan, M. P., “Organic acidurias: An updated review”, Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry, vol. 26, pp. 319-325, 2011.