"Cystinosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A metabolic disease characterized by the defective transport of CYSTINE across the lysosomal membrane due to mutation of a membrane protein cystinosin. This results in cystine accumulation and crystallization in the cells causing widespread tissue damage. In the KIDNEY, nephropathic cystinosis is a common cause of RENAL FANCONI SYNDROME.
- Cystine Disease
- Cystine Diseases
- Cystine Storage Disease
- Cystine Storage Diseases
- Storage Disease, Cystine
- Storage Diseases, Cystine
- Lysosomal Cystine Transport Protein, Defect Of
- Cystinosin, Defect of
- Defect of Cystinosin
- Defect of Cystinosins
- Nephropathic Cystinosis
- Cystine Diathesis
- Cystine Diatheses
- Diatheses, Cystine
- Diathesis, Cystine
- Cystinosis, Nephropathic
- Cystinoses, Nephropathic
- Nephropathic Cystinoses
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Nephropathic cystinosis: improved linear growth after treatment with recombinant human growth hormone. J Pediatr. 1989 Nov; 115(5 Pt 1):758-61.