lysinemia

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Noun1.lysinemia - an inborn error of metabolism in which the lack of certain enzymes leads to an inability to metabolize the amino acid lysine; characterized by muscular weakness and mental retardation
inborn error of metabolism - any of a number of diseases in which an inherited defect (usually a missing or inadequate enzyme) results in an abnormality of metabolism
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Hyperlysinemia, sulfite oxidase deficiency, xanthine oxidase deficiency, and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome are other conditions in which ectopia lentis may also be seen in association with a variety of systemic abnormalities.