alkaptonuria alkaptonuria

Definition(s):

  • (n) a rare recessive metabolic anomaly marked by ochronosis and the presence of alkapton in the urine

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  • Nick Sireau Finds Cure for His Sons’ Rare Genetic Disease

    Nick Sireau Finds Cure for His Sons’ Rare Genetic Disease Health Three years ago, a man left his job with the quest of discovering a cure for a disease that affects both of his children. It appears his efforts were well worth it, as a treatment has been found. Nick Sireau's sons, 12-year-old Julien and 10-year-old Daniel, suffer from alkaptonuria, a genetic disorder affecting just one in 500,000 ...
    on October 4, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

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