HARTNUP DISEASE.docx - Possible Complications In most cases there are no complications Complications when they occur may include Changes in skin color

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Possible ComplicationsIn most cases, there are no complications. Complications when they occur may include:Changes in skin color that are permanentMental health problemsRashUncoordinated movementRight: Pellagra Left: Photosensitivitysymptoms most commonly occur in childhood.Symptoms: have high levels of various amino acids in their urine, pellagra (niacin deficiency), involuntary rhythmic movements of the eyes (nystagmus), cerebellar ataxiaComplication: depression (Lack of serotonin due to lack of Trp), photosensitive, rash, Changes in skin color that are permanent
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People withHartnup diseasehave high levels of various amino acids in their urine (aminoaciduria).For most affected individuals, this is the only sign of the condition. However, some peoplewithHartnup diseasehave episodes during which they exhibit other signs, which can include skinrashes; difficulty coordinating movements (cerebellarataxia); and psychiatric symptoms, suchasdepressionor psychosis. These episodes are typically temporary and are often triggered by illness,stress, nutrient-poor diet, or fever. These features tend to go away once the trigger is remedied,
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  • Spring '19
  • jane doe
  • Vitamin, niacin, Pellagra

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