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Hyperprolinemia: Introduction

Hyperprolinemia: A very rare inherited metabolic disorder involving high levels of proline in the blood and urine due to a deficiency of the enzyme proline oxidase. There are two subtypes of the disorder with type II being more severe (higher blood levels of praline). Type I is generally asymptomatic wheras type II tends to involve neurological symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hyperprolinemia is available below.

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Hyperprolinemia: Complications

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Causes of Hyperprolinemia

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Definitions of Hyperprolinemia:

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

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  1. Hyperprolinemia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications

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