Xanthinuria type 2

type II xanthinuria, a type of classical xanthinuria , is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of purine Metabolism characterized by the deficiency of both xanthine dehydrogenase and aldehyde oxidase, leading to the formation of Urinary xanthine urolithiasis and leading, in some patients, to Kidney failure. Other less common manifestations include arthropathy, myopathy and duodenal ulcer, while some patients remain asymptomatic.

Also Known As

  • Xanthine dehydrogenase and xanthine aldehyde oxydase dual deficiency
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