International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 231–233 | Cite as

A rare enzyme deficiency causing formation of 2,8-dihydroxyadenine (purine body) calculi

  • P. Szőnyi
  • M. Berényi
  • J. Tóth
Article

Abstract

Deficiency in the enzyme adenine-phosphoribosyltransferase (APRT) has given rise to the formation of 2,8-dihydroxyadenine calculi, which are extremely rare. It is the first case of this kind reported in Hungary.

Keywords

Public Health Enzyme Purine Enzyme Deficiency Rare Enzyme 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Szőnyi
    • 1
  • M. Berényi
    • 1
  • J. Tóth
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologySemmelweis University Medical SchoolBudapestHungary

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