Published in Hematology Week, April 4th, 2005
"Prolidase is a cytosolic exopeptidase whose deficiency causes the development of a rare autosomal recessive disorder known as Prolidase Deficiency (PD). The main manifestations of PD are intractable ulcerations of the skin, recurrent infections and mental retardation. At this time only a hazardous and expensive chronic therapy based on blood transfusions is the suggested treatment for PD.
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