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What is Triosephosphate isomerase 1?

What is Triosephosphate isomerase 1?

  • Triosephosphate isomerase 1: A rare inherited blood disorder involving a deficiency of red cell triosephosphate isomerase which is involved in the glycolysis (glucose metabolism) process to produce energy. The disorder is characterized by anemia, recurring infection and often progressive neurological degeneration. The severity of the disorder is variable with some patients having central nervous system involvement while others don't.

Triosephosphate isomerase 1: Introduction

Types of Triosephosphate isomerase 1:

Broader types of Triosephosphate isomerase 1:

How serious is Triosephosphate isomerase 1?

Prognosis of Triosephosphate isomerase 1: The condition usually results in an early death or severe neurological degeneration.
Complications of Triosephosphate isomerase 1: see complications of Triosephosphate isomerase 1

What causes Triosephosphate isomerase 1?

Causes of Triosephosphate isomerase 1: see causes of Triosephosphate isomerase 1

What are the symptoms of Triosephosphate isomerase 1?

Symptoms of Triosephosphate isomerase 1: see symptoms of Triosephosphate isomerase 1

Complications of Triosephosphate isomerase 1: see complications of Triosephosphate isomerase 1

Onset of Triosephosphate isomerase 1: Neurological problems start at 6-30 months of age; hemolytic anemia starts within 14 months but usually within three months of birth.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Triosephosphate isomerase 1: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Triosephosphate isomerase 1.
Treatments for Triosephosphate isomerase 1: see treatments for Triosephosphate isomerase 1

Name and Aliases of Triosephosphate isomerase 1

Main name of condition: Triosephosphate isomerase 1

Other names or spellings for Triosephosphate isomerase 1:

TPI1

 

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