Have You Heard of Maple Syrup Urine Disease? Probably Not, but It Actually Exists!

Posted on Oct 05, 2016

You'd think people would celebrate the fact that their children's urine smelled like maple syrup instead of... well, what it usually smells like. But no, doctors say that urine that has the scent of maple syrup is actually a sign of a very serious disease. Maple syrup urine disease or branched-chain ketoaciduria is also quite a bizarre condition. Read on to find out more!

This Disease Is Usually Diagnosed Because a Baby Has a Sweet Smelling Urine

This Disease Is Usually Diagnosed Because a Baby Has a Sweet Smelling Urine
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Have You Heard of Maple Syrup Urine Disease? Probably Not, but It Actually Exists!
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