Lesch-nyhan syndrome



Lesch-Nyhan syndrome Lesch-Ny·han syndrome (lěsh’nī’ən)
n.
A metabolic disorder that occurs in males and is associated with an enzyme deficiency and is characterized by hyperuricemia and uric acid urolithiasis, choreoathetosis, mental retardation, spastic cerebral palsy, and self-mutilation of fingers and lips by biting.

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