My 05 year old daughter is having delayed growth means he is mentally good having good memory , but she is slow in walking , talking and playing compared to her age children . She is going to school studying UKG , she is slow in writing at class room we showed it to some doctor they are suspecting " glutaric aciduria" , where do we get best treatment for this , is it curable , what are test/diagnosis needs to be done , what is the cost involved . Mainly what are the sequence of process to be followed to get treatment for " glutaric aciduria"
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It's an inherited metabolic disorder in which there is elevated levels of certain amino acids, a component of protein. When it accumulates it causes impact on neurological tissue which retards the brain tissue growth and maintenance. Pediatric neurologists and paediatricians who specialise in metabolic disorders can help in managing the condition. Nutritional management by a trained nutritionist and Dietitian is also necessary. You may enquire with NIMHANS ( National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences) , a government institution for possible management of the same.
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