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Lysinuric protein intolerance (LPI) is a genetic condition that is caused by the body's inability to digest the amino acids lysine, arginine, and ornithine. These are some of the building blocks of protein. Because the body cannot effectively break down these amino acids, which are found i ...
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Last Updated: 03/18/2019