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.
- Carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency
- Fatty acid oxidation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Obstetrics and Gynecology