TITLE

cystine storage disease

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p525
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "cystine storage disease" is presented. Cystine storage disease refers to an inherited disease of cystine metabolism resulting in abnormal deposition of cystine in body tissues. It is caused by disordered proximal renal tubular function. A child having this condition fails to grow and develops rickets, corneal opacities and acidosis.
ACCESSION #
21224686

 

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