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Prolidase deficiency


Other Names for this Disease

  • Hyperimidodipeptiduria
  • Imidodipeptidase deficiency
  • PD
  • Peptidase deficiency
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Treatment

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How might prolidase deficiency be treated?

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.[1]
Last updated: 3/18/2010

References
  1. 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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Other Names for this Disease
  • Hyperimidodipeptiduria
  • Imidodipeptidase deficiency
  • PD
  • Peptidase deficiency
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.