Thursday, February 2, 2017

Lesch-Nyhan syndrome mnemonic

Here's a mnemonic on Lesch-Nyhan disease!

Lesch-Nyhan syndrome mnemonic
Errata: Excessive uric acid accumulation, NOT production!
A lil bit of notes:
- Defective purine salvage
- Lacks hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate transferase (HPRT) enzyme
- X-linked recessive
- Choreoathetosis
- Mental retardation
- Self-mutilation
- Hyperuricemia

That's all!
I know what you are thinking, why is IkaN studying biochemistry? That's like,so Step 1!
Answer: Step 2 CK pediatrics T_T

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