Tyrosinemia associated with perinatal infection with cytomegalovirus

J. Thoene, L. Sweetman, T. Shafai, N. Kennaway, J. Fellman, W. Nyhan

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A premature infant presented with elevated concentrations of tyrosine in blood and urine, evidence of hepatocellular damage, demineralization of the bones, and a renal Fanconi syndrome. This is the clinical picture found in hereditary tyrosinemia. The infant also had a perinatal infection with cytomegalovirus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)108-112
Number of pages5
JournalThe Journal of pediatrics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1978
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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