Homocystinuria

Cystathionine beta-synthase deficiency; CBS deficiency; HCY

Homocystinuria is an inherited disorder that affects the metabolism of the amino acid methionine. Amino acids are the building blocks of life.

Pectus excavatum

Pectus excavatum is a condition in which the breast bone (sternum) appears sunken and the chest concave. It is sometimes called funnel chest. The majority of these cases are not associated with any other condition (isolated findings). However, some genetic conditions include pectus excavatum.

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