Category : Diseases & Conditions : Health & Medical

Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome

Diseases & Conditions
This is a very rare disorder found in the ratio of 1: 400,000 males. This disorder is due to deficiency of enzyme hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase (HPRT). It is a hereditary disorder passed by the mother to the son. The HPRT gene mainly involves in producing purines, one of the compone