"Cystinosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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
- Disease, Cystine Storage
- Diseases, Cystine Storage
- Storage Disease, Cystine
- Storage Diseases, Cystine
- Cystine Diathesis
- Cystine Diatheses
- Diatheses, Cystine
- Diathesis, Cystine
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