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Hepatorenal tyrosinemia

Hepatorenal tyrosinemia: Introduction

Hepatorenal 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. Type 1 involves a deficiency of the enzyme fumaril acetoacetate hydrolase. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hepatorenal tyrosinemia is available below.

Symptoms of Hepatorenal tyrosinemia

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Hepatorenal tyrosinemia: Complications

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Causes of Hepatorenal tyrosinemia

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Disease Topics Related To Hepatorenal tyrosinemia

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Hepatorenal tyrosinemia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hepatorenal tyrosinemia

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with the condition tend to more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various conditions more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, more »

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons are more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are more »

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Hepatorenal tyrosinemia: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hepatorenal tyrosinemia

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Hepatorenal tyrosinemia: Animations

Prognosis for Hepatorenal tyrosinemia

Prognosis for Hepatorenal tyrosinemia: poor, death usually within months

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Definitions of Hepatorenal tyrosinemia:

Hepatorenal tyrosinemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hepatorenal tyrosinemia, or a subtype of Hepatorenal tyrosinemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Hepatorenal tyrosinemia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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