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- n. A metabolic disorder characterized by the presence of excess tyrosine in the blood
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- n. autosomal recessive defect in tyrosine metabolism resulting in liver and kidney disturbances and mental retardation
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Aminoacidopathies (maple syrup urine disease; homocystinuria; cobalamin deficiencies; tyrosinemia; urea cycle defects (ornithine transcarbamylase, carbamyl phosphate synthase, citrullinemia, argininosuccinic aciduria, arginase deficiencies) and non-ketotic hyperglycinemia)
Olivares EC, Aguilar CP, Finegold M, Calos MP, et al. (2005) In vivo correction of murine hereditary tyrosinemia type I by phiC31 integrase-mediated gene delivery.
So Kayleigh was put on a low, protein-restricted diet - tyrosinemia does not allow the liver to properly absorb and break down proteins - and a medication that cost $10,000 for a
On March 5, a biopsy led the doctors to believe Kayleigh might have tyrosinemia.