Definition of "Tyrosinemia"

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Tyrosinemia is an error of metabolism, usually inborn, in which the body can't effectively braek down the amino acid tyrosine.

  • Liver and kidney disturbances
  • Mental retardation
  • Most inborn forms of tyrosinemia produce hypertyrosinemia (high levels of tyrosine)
  • If untreated, it can be fatal

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