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Ornithinaemia is a blood disorder characterized by high levels of ornithine. Also known as hyperornithinemia, it may be associated with psychomotor retardation or epileptic episodes.[1]


  1. ^ Wright, T; Pollitt, R (Mar 1973). "Psychomotor retardation, epileptic and stuporous attacks, irritability and ataxia associated with ammonia intoxication, high blood ornithine levels and increased homocitruline in the urine.". Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine. 66 (3): 221. PMC 1644839free to read. PMID 4697977.