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Hyperglycerolemia: Introduction

Hyperglycerolemia: A genetic condition where an enzyme deficiency (glycerol kinase) results in an accumulation of glycerol in the body as well as it's excretion through the urine. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hyperglycerolemia is available below.

Symptoms of Hyperglycerolemia

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Hyperglycerolemia: Complications

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Causes of Hyperglycerolemia

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Hyperglycerolemia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hyperglycerolemia

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Hyperglycerolemia: Rare Types

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Definitions of Hyperglycerolemia:

Deficiency of glycerol kinase (adenosine triphosphate:glycerol 3-phosphotransferase) associated with psychomotor retardation, osteoporosis, spasticity, esotropia, and bone fractures. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Hyperglycerolemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hyperglycerolemia, or a subtype of Hyperglycerolemia, 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 Hyperglycerolemia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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