Carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency in pregnancy

Patrick S. Ramsey, Joseph R. Biggio

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Carnitine palmitoyltransferase (CPT) deficiencies are among the most common causes of inherited fatty acid oxidation disorders characterized by hypoglycemia-induced rhabdomyolysis. There is limited experience with the management of this condition in pregnancy. We report a case and management of a woman with CPT deficiency type II during pregnancy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)357-359
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency
  • Fatty acid oxidation
  • Inborn-error
  • Pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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