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Fructosuria

Fructosuria: Introduction

Fructosuria: In hereditary fructose intolerance, a disorder usually seen in children, the body is unable to metabolize the natural sugar fructose. Attacks ... more about Fructosuria.

Fructosuria: A rare harmless asymptomatic condition caused by a lack of the liver enzyme called fructokinase which is needed to turn fructose into glycogen. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Fructosuria is available below.

Symptoms of Fructosuria

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Fructosuria: Complications

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Causes of Fructosuria

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Fructosuria: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prognosis for Fructosuria

Prognosis for Fructosuria: Excellent. Most patients suffer no complications.

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Article Excerpts about Fructosuria

In hereditary fructose intolerance, a disorder usually seen in children, the body is unable to metabolize the natural sugar fructose. Attacks of hypoglycemia, marked by seizures, vomiting, and unconsciousness, are treated by giving glucose and eliminating fructose from the diet. (Source: excerpt from Hypoglycemia: NIDDK)

Definitions of Fructosuria:

The presence of levulose is the urine; "fructosuria is a harmless condition" - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Fructosuria is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Fructosuria, or a subtype of Fructosuria, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Fructosuria as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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