Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency

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What is dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency?

Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency is a genetic condition in which the body cannot break down or metabolize certain nucleotides (thymine and uracil). The symptoms vary but may include neurological problems, seizures, increased muscle tone (hypertonia), and microcephaly.

Common symptoms reported by people with dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency

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Who has dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 0
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency patients who have completed their condition history
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