Tyrosinemia: A rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency of particular enzymes which prevents the breakdown of tyrosine which then builds up in the liver.
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Definitions of Tyrosinemia:
Autosomal recessive defect in tyrosine metabolism resulting in liver and kidney disturbances and mental retardation
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Tyrosinemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Tyrosinemia, or a subtype of Tyrosinemia,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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