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Lesch Nyhan Syndrome: A Rare Occurrence

Dinesh Kumar Juneja, Amina Sultan, Akanksha Juneja, Maryam Siddiqui.

Abstract
Human populations display a marked variation in their patterns of health and disease. This variation, may have multiple underlying causes, which may not be completely in the hands of an individual. One such condition is “Lesch Nyhan Syndrome”, a rare inherited disorder caused by a deficiency of the enzyme hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase (HGPRT), produced by mutations in the HPRT gene located on the X chromosome, where persons affected are cognitively impaired and have behavioral disturbances and an uncontrollable self-injury causing habit. This paper is a case report of this extreme condition.

Key words: syndrome, self biting, behavioural, chromosome


 
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Juneja DK, Sultan A, Juneja A, Siddiqui M. Lesch Nyhan Syndrome: A Rare Occurrence. J Behav Health. 2019; 8(3): 122-125. doi:10.5455/jbh.20190703095342


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Juneja DK, Sultan A, Juneja A, Siddiqui M. Lesch Nyhan Syndrome: A Rare Occurrence. J Behav Health. 2019; 8(3): 122-125. doi:10.5455/jbh.20190703095342



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Juneja DK, Sultan A, Juneja A, Siddiqui M. Lesch Nyhan Syndrome: A Rare Occurrence. J Behav Health. (2019), [cited October 18, 2019]; 8(3): 122-125. doi:10.5455/jbh.20190703095342



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Juneja, D. K., Sultan, . A., Juneja, . A. & Siddiqui, . M. (2019) Lesch Nyhan Syndrome: A Rare Occurrence. J Behav Health, 8 (3), 122-125. doi:10.5455/jbh.20190703095342



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Juneja, Dinesh Kumar, Amina Sultan, Akanksha Juneja, and Maryam Siddiqui. 2019. Lesch Nyhan Syndrome: A Rare Occurrence. Journal of Behavioral Health, 8 (3), 122-125. doi:10.5455/jbh.20190703095342



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Juneja, Dinesh Kumar, Amina Sultan, Akanksha Juneja, and Maryam Siddiqui. "Lesch Nyhan Syndrome: A Rare Occurrence." Journal of Behavioral Health 8 (2019), 122-125. doi:10.5455/jbh.20190703095342



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Juneja, Dinesh Kumar, Amina Sultan, Akanksha Juneja, and Maryam Siddiqui. "Lesch Nyhan Syndrome: A Rare Occurrence." Journal of Behavioral Health 8.3 (2019), 122-125. Print. doi:10.5455/jbh.20190703095342



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Juneja, D. K., Sultan, . A., Juneja, . A. & Siddiqui, . M. (2019) Lesch Nyhan Syndrome: A Rare Occurrence. Journal of Behavioral Health, 8 (3), 122-125. doi:10.5455/jbh.20190703095342





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