Hereditary xanthinuria

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Hereditary xanthinuria

Synonyms: Classic xanthinuria | Xanthic urolithiasis | Xanthine stone disease

A rare purine metabolism disorder due to inherited deficiency of the xanthine dehydrogenase/oxidase enzyme and is characterized by very low (or undetectable) concentrations of uric acid in blood and urine and very high concentration of xanthine in urine leading to urolithiasis.

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Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) was founded to raise awareness, educate, and provide support to those living or caring for someone with genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM).

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