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D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency

Introduction: D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency

Description of D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency

D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency (medical condition): A rare inherited inborn metabolic disorder characterized by excessive...more »

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Primary hyperoxaluria type 2:
  »Introduction: Primary hyperoxaluria type 2
  »Symptoms of Primary hyperoxaluria type 2
  »Treatments for Primary hyperoxaluria type 2

D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency: Related Topics

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D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency as a Disease

D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency: Another name for Primary hyperoxaluria type 2 (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Primary hyperoxaluria type 2
  »Symptoms of Primary hyperoxaluria type 2
  »Treatments for Primary hyperoxaluria type 2

D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency: Related Diseases

D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency: D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency (Primary hyperoxaluria type 2)

Some of the symptoms of D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency incude:

Treatments for D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency (Primary hyperoxaluria type 2)

Treatments for D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency (Primary hyperoxaluria type 2) include:

  • Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) can reduce levels of oxalate made by the liver - this therapy works better for some people than others.
  • Neutral phosphates, citrates and magnesium may also help with reducing the formation of urinary stones
  • Intake of oxalate in the diet should also be minimized though this doesn't seem to have a huge impact on the disease
  • Increase fluid intake
  • Lithotripsy to remove urinary stones

Treatment of D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency: For more treatment information about D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency, see treatment of Primary hyperoxaluria type 2 (D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency)

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Source - NIH

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