Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency
Other Names for this Disease
- DPD deficiency
- Hereditary thymine-uraciluria
- Familial pyrimidinemia
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Currently, no treatment or cure exists for the inborn error of metabolism form of DHD deficiency. Symptoms usually remain the same throughout the person's life.
Last updated: 4/27/2010
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