Tyrosinemia is found to be linked with liver diseases at the infancy stage. The patient’s metabolism encounters problems, which are caused by genetic errors that are inherited. Tyrosinemia is of two types: chronic and acute. In case of chronic Tyrosinemia, the effects of the disease are felt in gradual stages throughout childhood. In case of acute Tyrosinemia, the disease is instantly recognizable at the time of birth. In order to detect Tyrosinemia, urine and blood tests are carried out. In some instances, Tyrosinemia may be diagnosed in the prenatal stage also. Nitisinone is considered to be beneficial for the treatment of Tyrosinemia.
HOW IS TYROSINEMIA DIAGNOSED?
Genetic counseling is a method of treating Tyrosinemia that is gaining traction worldwide.