A Young Man With Backache And Symmetrical Peripheral PolyarthritisAamir Masud, Osama Ishtiaq, Bushra Khizar, Mohammad Iqbal.
We report a case of a 35-year-old male who has ochronotic arthropathy involving his
spine and peripheral joints. He was diagnosed as having Alkaptonuria,which is a rare
disorder of tyrosine catabolism with an autosomal recessive trait. (Rawal Med J
Key words: alkaptonuria, ochronosis, inborn error of metabolism