International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Biochemistry | India | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022

Homocysteinemia in a Case Presenting with Right Ventricular Dysfunction and Deep Vein Thrombosis

Dr. R. B. Grashia Packia Stary [3] | Dr. P. Latha [2] | Dr. R. Nagendran [2] | Dr. E. Nithin Siromony [3]

Abstract: Elevated levels of homocysteine in the blood is known as homocysteinemia. Homocystinuria, an inborn error of metabolism is a rare disorder. It usually presents with ectopia lentis, stroke, mental retardation, anaemia and skeletal abnormalities. 31-year-old man presented with marfanoid features, right ventricular dysfunction, DVT in left lower limb. Other systems were normal. Investigations revealed of very high Methionine (Homocystinemia) probably due to cystathionine ? synthase deficiency.

Keywords: Homocystinuria, Thrombosis, Marfanoid features

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,

Pages: 290 - 291

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