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Possible Complications In most cases, there are no complications. Complications when they occur may include: Changes in skin color that are permanent Mental health problems Rash Uncoordinated movement Right: Pellagra Left: Photosensitivity symptoms 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 ataxia Complication: depression (Lack of serotonin due to lack of Trp), photosensitive, rash, Changes in skin color that are permanent
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People with Hartnup disease have high levels of various amino acids in their urine (aminoaciduria). For most affected individuals, this is the only sign of the condition. However, some people with Hartnup disease have episodes during which they exhibit other signs, which can include skin rashes; difficulty coordinating movements ( cerebellar ataxia ); and psychiatric symptoms, such as depression or 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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