Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry

, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 102–105 | Cite as

Hyper prolinuria and hyper-hydroxy prolinuria in children with mental retardation

  • M. Swarna
  • A. Jyothy
  • P. Usha Rani
  • P. P. Reddy


Three thousand cases with mental retardation referred from different hospitals were screened for aminoacid disorders. Among them one case of hyperprolinuria and another case of hyperprolinuria with hyper hydroxyprolinuria were detected. These are the first cases to be reported from the state of Andhra Pradesh.


Mental retardation Hyperprolinuria Hyperhydroxyprolinuria 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Swarna
    • 1
  • A. Jyothy
    • 1
  • P. Usha Rani
    • 1
  • P. P. Reddy
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Genetics and Hospital for Genetic DiseasesHyderabadIndia

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