Volume 10, Issue 2 (8-1996)                   Med J Islam Repub Iran 1996 | Back to browse issues page

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JAVADI M, MIRDEHGHAN S, BAGHERI A, EINOLLAHI B, DOWLATI Y. TWO CASES OF TYROSINEMIA TYPE II, AND ITS RARE OCCURRENCE IN TWO BROTHERS. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1996; 10 (2) :169-173
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1207-en.html
From the Department of Ophthalmology, Labbafinejad Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
Abstract:   (1719 Views)
Tyrosinemia type II is a rare autosomal recessive disorder wich can present itself with recurrent epithelial keratitis, hyperkeratotic skin lesions and mental retardation. This article reports the rare occurrence of this disease in both offsprings (two brothers) of a family (consanguinous'marriage) who were managed with a lowprotein diet and a special regimen.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Ophthalmology