- Little Roby turned 3 months old on April 10, the boy was diagnosed with ORGANIC ACIDEMIA. This term refers to a group of metabolic disorders associated with the pathology of the exchange of organic acids in the body. Roby’s blood accumulates free ammonium ions, their increased content affects the central nervous system of the child and causes a complex of symptoms. The first symptoms of the disease appeared when Roby was about 1 month old, the child suddenly stopped growing and gaining weight. Roby became weak, lethargic, stopped eating normally, and vomiting not associated with anything appeared.
The consequences of the unfavorable development of the disease can affect more than one organ, especially the central nervous system, lead to different levels of neurological disorders and developmental delay, disability of the child. In the absence of the necessary treatment, hyperammonemia is potentially life-threatening for the child.
With successful drug therapy, the development of the disease can be kept under control. To do this, Roby needs to start taking the expensive drug Carbaglu as soon as possible to lower the level of ammonium. The fee includes payment for one year of treatment with the drug for Roby.
Friends, the disease was diagnosed on time, fortunately, the devastating consequences for Roby were avoided. Today we can save the baby and prevent the disease from progressing. We appeal for help to all those who are not indifferent in order to preserve the invaluable gift - the life and health of a boy for the sake of her future!