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    How to treat alkaptonuria with high level of HCG in urine in infants?

a 18 daymale infant suffers from alkaptonuria with high level of HGC in urine, however, thrive normally and sukle normally, with relatively large renal cyst that was discovered prenataly. CT scan revealed big cyst surrounded by renal parenchmaoccupyin upper rt. renal pole. what is your suggested management. thanks this dr. shoukry urologist, Alex Egypt.
Wed, 4 Sep 2019
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Hi,

It is mainly supportive management. You can give Vit C daily; that may prevent crystals in joints and other spaces.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Rajmohan, Pediatrician
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