Familial hypertryptophanemia is characterized by intellectual deficit associated with behavioral problems: periodic mood swings, exaggerated affective responses and abnormal sexual behavior. Twelve cases have been reported so far. Congenital abnormalities in tryptophan metabolism appear to be responsible for the tryptophanemia and tryptophanuria.
Genes related to Hypertryptophanemia
Clinical FeaturesTop most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Hypertryptophanemia
- Intellectual disability
- Global developmental delay
- Sensorineural hearing impairment
- Flexion contracture
- Visual impairment
- Behavioral abnormality
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Incidence and onset information— Currently we don't have prevalence information about this disease (Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.)
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Hypertryptophanemia Is also known as hypertryptophanemia, familial.
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