Other Names for this Disease
- Alkaptonuric ochronosis
- Homogentisic acid oxidase deficiency
- Homogentisic acidura
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My husband, now 44 years of age, was diagnosed with alkaptonuria 10 years ago. Until recently, he experienced discoloration of the urine, occasional stiff joints, and rupture of tendons. Now he is having breathing problems and stomach issues. Are these symptoms related to alkaptonuria? Are there any treatments for this condition? Are there dietary guidelines for individuals with alkaptonuria? Click here for answer
My brother was diagnosed with ochronosis, and he has alkaptonuria. He was told that there are no treatments for this condition. Do you know of any treatments available? Click here for answer