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Definition of «Tyrosinemia type II»

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Tyrosinemia type II: A metabolic genetic disease due to deficiency of the enzyme tyrosine transaminase. The disease is characterized by the deposition of crystals of tyrosine in the skin and eyes. Thickened areas (keratoses) on the palms and soles become painful and ulcers develop in the cornea. There is often mental retardation in tyrosinemia type II. It is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner.

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  • Tyrosinemia - Genetics Home Reference

    In the Saguenay-Lac St. Jean region of Quebec, type I tyrosinemia affects 1 person in 1,846. Type II tyrosinemia occurs in fewer than 1 in 250,000 individuals.

  • DailyMed: About DailyMed

    Products containing L-tyrosine are contraindicated in those with the inborn errors of metabolism alkaptonuria and tyrosinemia type I and type II.

  • Tyrosinemia - West Virginia Department of Health & Human ...

    Type II tyrosinemia involves increased tyrosine concentrations only in blood and urine. Confirmation of neonatal tyrosinemia depends on the presence of ...

  • Tyrosinemia - PerkinElmer Genetics

    Oculocutaneous Tyrosinemia (Type II) is associated with corneal ulcers and painful hyperkeratotic plaques on the palms and soles. Mental retardation may be present in a ...

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