Hartnup disease

Hartnup disease Hart·nup disease (härt’nəp)
A congenital metabolic disorder characterized by aminoaciduria, a pellagralike, light-sensitive skin rash, and a temporary cerebellar ataxia. Also called Hartnup syndrome, H disease.


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