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Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency
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Anytime you turn the skin over consistently, you often need a lot of zinc." Mimickers of zinc deficiency include biotinidase deficiency, methylmalonic acidemia, propionic acidemia, maple syrup urine disease, citrullinemia, and ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency