Reporte de caso alcaptonuria ocular

Project: Research Project

Project Details


Alkaptonuria is an autosomal recessive disease characterized
by dysfunction of the enzyme homogentisate 1,2-dioxygenase, which
It has an important role in tyrosine metabolism. The
case of a patient diagnosed with alkaptonuria who presented
nodular scleritis and anterior uveitis.


Alkaptonuria, uveitis, anterior uveitis, scleritis, ochronosis

Commitments / Obligations

As it is a case report, it does not require approval from the ethics committee. Informed consent will be obtained from the patient in person, once the outpatient consultation resumes, since she does not have the means to fill out the form and sign it virtually.
Effective start/end date9/1/195/31/21

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Main Funding Source

  • Installed Capacity (Academic Unit)


  • Bogotá D.C.


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