3-methylglutaconic aciduria type 3

What is 3-methylglutaconic aciduria type 3?

3-methylglutaconic aciduria type III (MGA III) is an organic aciduria characterised by the association of optic atrophy and choreoathetosis with 3-methylglutaconic aciduria.

Other condition names

  • Autosomal recessive optic atrophy plus syndrome
  • Autosomal recessive optic atrophy type 3
  • Costeff optic atrophy syndrome
  • Costeff syndrome
  • Infantile optic atrophy with chorea and spastic paraplegia
  • MGA3

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive

Age of Onset

  • Childhood
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