Hawkinsinuria

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Synonyms: 4-HPPD deficiency | 4-alpha-hydroxyphenylpyruvate hydroxylase deficiency | 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvic acid dioxygenase deficiency

A rare inborn error of tyrosine metabolism characterized by failure to thrive persistent metabolic acidosis fine and sparse hair and excretion of the unusual cyclic amino acid metabolite hawkinsin ((2-l-cystein-S-yl 4-dihydroxycyclohex-5-en-1-yl)acetic acid) in the urine.

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