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Ochronosis Causes

The disorder is a result of incomplete metabolism of homogentisic acid, tyrosine and phenylalanine.

Ochronosis Definition

Ochronosis is a metabolic disorder causing excessive homogentisic acid in the body. The face, skeletal system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, urinary system and skin show adverse pigmentation, calcification, and inflammation.

Ochronosis Symptoms and Signs

The patient has dark urine, pigmented skin and arthritis.

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