mevalonic aciduria(redirected from MEVA)
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mev·a·lon·ic ac·i·du·ri·a(mev'ă-lon'ik as'i-dū'rē-ă),
Elevated levels of mevalonic acid in the urine; associated with a deficiency of mevalonate kinase.
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mevalonic aciduriaA hereditary condition (OMIM:610377) chemically characterised by increased urinary cholesterol and nonsterol isoprene precursors, including mevalonic acid, and clinically characterised by failure to thrive, retarded development, psychomotor retardation, dysmorphic features, cataracts, hepatosplenomegaly, anaemia, lymphadenopathy, hypotonia, myopathy and ataxia.
Defects of MVK on chromosome 12q24, which encodes mevalonate kinase, causes mevalonic aciduria.
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mevalonic aciduriaA disease of infant onset characterized by FTT, retarded development, hepatosplenomegaly, anemia, cataracts, dysmorphias, ↑ in urinary cholesterol and nonsterol isoprene precursors including mevalonic acid
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