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Histidinemia: Introduction

Histidinemia: A metabolic disorder where there is a deficiency of the histidase enzyme which is needed to metabolise the amino acid called histidine. Histidine levels then buildup of histidine in the blood and urine. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Histidinemia is available below.

Symptoms of Histidinemia

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Causes of Histidinemia

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Definitions of Histidinemia:

Histidinemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Histidinemia, or a subtype of Histidinemia, 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 Histidinemia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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