Homocystinuria

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What is homocystinuria?

Homocystinuria is an inherited disorder that affects the metabolism of the amino acid methionine. Excess homocystine may lead to clot formation, dislocation of the lens in the eye and skeletal abnormalities.

Common symptoms reported by people with homocystinuria

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

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Treatments taken by people with homocystinuria

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Compare treatments taken by people with homocystinuria

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Who has homocystinuria on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 2
30s 0
40s 2
50s 6
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 11

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 7
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from homocystinuria patients who have completed their condition history
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