Aortic stenosis and coronary artery disease caused by alkaptonuria, a rare genetic metabolic syndrome

M Vavuranakis, H Triantafillidi, C Stefanadis, P Toutouzas
Cardiology 1998, 90 (4): 302-4
Alkaptonuria is a rare metabolic disease in which homogentisic acid deposits occur in various body tissues. We present a case of alkaptonuria which resulted in aortic stenosis and coronary artery disease due to homogentisic acid deposition.

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