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Radiologic manifestations in alcaptonuria.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6719145     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Alcaptonuria is a rare, hereditary disorder of amino acid metabolism, secondary to lack of homogentisic acid oxydase . As a consequence, there is an accumulation of homogentisic acid, which is excreted in the urine and deposited in the connective tissues. This deposition results in ochronotic pigmentation and arthropathy, of which some characteristic radiological findings are demonstrated.
Authors:
P Justesen; P E Anderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Skeletal radiology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0364-2348     ISO Abbreviation:  Skeletal Radiol.     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-06-21     Completed Date:  1984-06-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701953     Medline TA:  Skeletal Radiol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  204-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alkaptonuria / complications,  genetics,  radiography*
Female
Hip Joint / radiography
Humans
Lumbar Vertebrae / radiography*
Male
Middle Aged
Ochronosis / radiography
Osteoarthritis / etiology,  radiography*
Sacroiliac Joint / radiography
Shoulder Joint / radiography
Spinal Osteophytosis / etiology,  radiography*
Thoracic Vertebrae / radiography*

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