What is Acatalasemia?

A rare congenital disorder resulting from a deficiency in erythrocyte catalase, an enzyme responsible for the breakdown of hydrogen peroxide.

Other condition names

  • Catalase deficiency

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive


  • Europe: 1-9 in 100,000

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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