3-methylglutaconic aciduria, type III
How do I find a center of excellence in 3-methylglutaconic aciduria type 3?
Since 3-methylglutaconic aciduria type 3 is so rare, it can be difficult to find doctors who have experience treating the condition. There are a few different places you can look to find a doctor/center with experience treating 3-methylglutaconic aciduria type 3:
- The Organic Acidemia Association has resources to help you find a specialist in metabolic diseases (http://www.oaanews.org/clinics.htm)
- Search recent academic and medical literature on 3-methylglutaconic aciduria type 3 and contact the authors to see if they know of someone who can help treat you
How to find a disease specialist. NIH/GARD.
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What specialist doctors should I see with 3-methylglutaconic aciduria type 3?
People with 3-methylglutaconic aciduria type 3 typically see a team of different doctors to help manage their condition, including:
- Neurologist (specializes in the brain and movement)
- Orthopedic surgeon (specializes in bones and movement)
- Ophthalmologist (specializes in the eyes)
- Physical therapist
- Occupational Therapist
- OPA3-related 3-methylglutaconic aciduria. GeneReviews. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1473/