acatalasia

Absence or deficiency of catalase from blood and tissues, often manifested by recurrent infection or ulceration of the gums and related oral structures. Homozygotes may have complete absence (Japanese variety) or very low levels (Swiss variety) of catalase; heterozygotes have reduced catalase levels (hypocatalasia), which overlap with the normal ra
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acatalasia

(a″kat-ә-la┬┤zhә) a rare hereditary disease seen mostly in Japan and Switzerland, marked by congenital absence of catalase; it may be asymptomatic but is usually associated with recurrent infections of oral structures. A variety in Japan is characterized by oral ulcerations and gangrene and is kno...
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acatalasia

rare hereditary metabolic disorder caused by lack of the organic catalyst or enzyme called catalase. Although a deficiency of catalase activity is ...
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Acatalasia

Acatalasia (also called acatalasemia, or Takahara`s disease{rp|809}) is an autosomal recessive peroxisomal disorder caused by a complete lack of catalase. ==Presentation== The disorder is relatively benign, although it causes an increased incidence of periodontal infections, and can under rare circumstances lead to gangrene. ==History== In 1948, .
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acatalasia

Type: Term Pronunciation: ā-kat′ă-lā′zē-ă Definitions: 1. Absence or deficiency of catalase from blood and tissues, often manifested by recurrent infection or ulceration of the gingivae (gums) and related oral structures and caused by mutations in the catalase gene (CAT) on 11p. Homozygotes may have complete abs
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