Other Names for this Disease
- Imidodipeptidase deficiency
- Peptidase deficiency
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There is no cure for prolidase deficiency. Treatment is aimed at treating the specific symptoms present in each individual. A multidisciplinary team of specialists is often needed. Supportive treatment of the skin, lung, and immunologic manifestations has been helpful in some cases. Further details related to treatments that have been tried in these patients can be accessed here.
Last updated: 3/25/2016
- Ferreira C, Wang H. Prolidase Deficiency. GeneReviews. June 25, 2015; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK299584/.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.
- GeneReviews provides current, expert-authored, peer-reviewed, full-text articles describing the application of genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients with specific inherited conditions.
- Orphanet lists European clinical trials, research studies, and patient registries enrolling people with this condition.