tryptophan malabsorption syndrome

tryptophan malabsorption syndrome

Blue diaper syndrome An AR condition characterized by ↓ growth, hypercalcemia, nephrocalcinosis, recurrent infections, renal defects, and indicanuria; the blue color is due to oxidation of indican to indican blue upon exposure to air. Cf Black urine disease.
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