Orotic aciduria hereditary


A rare metabolic disorder where an inherited enzyme deficiency (lack of orotidylic pyrophosphorylase and orotidylic decarboxylase or a lack of orotidylic decarboxylase only) impairs the body\'s ability to break down orotic acid which then builds up in the body and causes damage.

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  • Failure to thrive
  • Apathy
  • Mental retardation
  • Lassitude
  • Repeated infections

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