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Tyrosinemia: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Tyrosinemia is available below.

Symptoms of Tyrosinemia

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Tyrosinemia: Deaths

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Tyrosinemia: Complications

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Causes of Tyrosinemia

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Disease Topics Related To Tyrosinemia

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Less Common Symptoms of Tyrosinemia

Misdiagnosis and Tyrosinemia

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Tyrosinemia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Tyrosinemia: Animations

Research about Tyrosinemia

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Clinical Trials for Tyrosinemia

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Statistics for Tyrosinemia

Tyrosinemia: Broader Related Topics

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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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