Newborn with Metabolic Disease
are Most Severe and can Lead to Death
Metabolism is a set of chemical reaction processes, in which enzymes play an important role in breaking down and converting food into energy to maintain the body’s operation, such as the immune system, physical development and brain development, etc.; it can also digest food Get energy to ensure proper functioning of the body.
Newborn infants with metabolic diseases (congenital metabolic deficiencies) due to the lack of some enzymes for normal metabolic function, the body accumulates too many toxic substances or lacks important nutrients. Although metabolic diseases are relatively rare, if proper treatment is not performed in time, metabolic diseases can lead to disability in the limbs, lifelong disabilities, and intellectual disability. In the most serious cases, it can lead to death.