4-Hydroxyphenylacetic Aciduria

Common Name(s)

4-Hydroxyphenylacetic Aciduria

4-hydroxyphenylacetic aciduria is a condition characterized by a deficiency of 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvic acid oxidase (an enzyme), which causes an excess of 4-hydroxyphenylacetic acid (an acid) in your urine. Symptoms may include: mild mental retardation, seizures, and loss of balance or coordination.

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The terms "4-Hydroxyphenylacetic Aciduria" returned 1 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Measurement of 4-hydroxyphenylacetic aciduria as a screening test for small-bowel disease.
 

Author(s): R A Chalmers, H B Valman, M M Liberman

Journal: Clin. Chem.. 1979 Oct;25(10):1791-4.

 

We evaluted measurement of urinary 4-hydroxyphenyl acetic acid as a potential screening method for small-bowel disease and bacterial overgrowth syndromes in 360 unselected acutely ill infants and children. Control data were obtained on 120 healthy children, ages 1.5 to 15 years, from ...

Last Updated: 29 Nov 1979

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