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Glycolic aciduria

Introduction: Glycolic aciduria

Description of Glycolic aciduria

Glycolic aciduria (medical condition): A rare inherited inborn metabolic disorder characterized by...more »

See also:

Primary hyperoxaluria type 1:
  »Introduction: Primary hyperoxaluria type 1
  »Symptoms of Primary hyperoxaluria type 1
  »Causes of Primary hyperoxaluria type 1
  »Treatments for Primary hyperoxaluria type 1

Glycolic aciduria: Either of two genetic disorders characterized by urinary excretion of large amounts of oxalate, with nephrolithiasis, nephrocalcinosis, early onset of renal failure, and often a generalized deposit of calcium oxalate, resulting from a defect in glyoxylate metabolism.
Source: Diseases Database

Glycolic aciduria: Related Topics

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Glycolic aciduria: Rare Disease

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

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

Glycolic aciduria as a Disease

Glycolic aciduria: Another name for Primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Primary hyperoxaluria type 1
  »Symptoms of Primary hyperoxaluria type 1
  »Causes of Primary hyperoxaluria type 1
  »Treatments for Primary hyperoxaluria type 1

Glycolic aciduria: Related Diseases

Glycolic aciduria: Glycolic aciduria is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Glycolic aciduria

Some of the causes of Glycolic aciduria are included in the list below:

  • The condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner

Symptoms of Glycolic aciduria (Primary hyperoxaluria type 1)

Some of the symptoms of Glycolic aciduria incude:

Treatments for Glycolic aciduria (Primary hyperoxaluria type 1)

Treatments for Glycolic aciduria (Primary hyperoxaluria type 1) 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 Glycolic aciduria: For more treatment information about Glycolic aciduria, see treatment of Primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (Glycolic aciduria)

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Source: Diseases Database

Source - NIH

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Source: CRISP

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