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"Blue diaper syndrome"




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    Death in Childhood," or SUDC. The condition is described as a companion disease to "Sudden Infant Death Syndrome," or SIDS, a phenomenon in which children under the age of one suddenly dieRead more

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Blue diaper syndrome

Disease

Blue diaper syndrome is a rare, autosomal recessive metabolic disorder characterized in infants by bluish urine-stained diapers.It is caused by a defect in tryptophan absorption. Bacterial degradation of tryptophan in the intestine leads to excessive indole production and thus to indicanuria which, on oxidation to indigo blue, causes a peculiar bluish discoloration of the diaper. Symptoms...More