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Lesch-Nyhan syndrome

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  1. As in other X-linked diseases, males are affected because they only have one copy of the X chromosome

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  2. is a rare, inherited disorder caused by a deficiency of the enzyme hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase

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  3. an X-linked recessive disease: the gene is carried by the mother and passed on to her son

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  4. present at birth in baby boys

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  5. Patients have severe mental and physical problems throughout life

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