Other Names for this Disease
- Imidodipeptidase deficiency
- Peptidase deficiency
There is no specific treatment for prolidase deficiency. Ulcers may be treated with ointment containing L-glycine and L-proline. Also, dietary supplements with amino acids, L-proline and ascorbic acid, as well as transfusion of red blood cells have been used, but results are limited and variable.
Last updated: 3/18/2010
- Peter Hechtman. Chapter 82: Prolidase Deficiency. The Online Metabolic & Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease. http://www.ommbid.com/OMMBID/the_online_metabolic_and_molecular_bases_of_inherited_disease/b/abstract/part8/ch82. Accessed 3/8/2010.
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