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What is Oxalosis?

What is Oxalosis?

  • Oxalosis: A rare inherited metabolic disorder where excess oxalic acid forms crystals which make up urinary stones. In type I primary hyperoxaluria there is a deficiency of peroxisomal alanine-glyoxalate aminotransferase and type II involves a deficiency of the enzyme glyoxylate reductase/hydroxypyruvate reductase.
  • Oxalosis: Excretion of an excessive amount of oxalate in the urine.
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Oxalosis: Introduction

Types of Oxalosis:

Broader types of Oxalosis:

How serious is Oxalosis?

Complications of Oxalosis: see complications of Oxalosis

What causes Oxalosis?

Causes of Oxalosis: see causes of Oxalosis

What are the symptoms of Oxalosis?

Symptoms of Oxalosis: see symptoms of Oxalosis

Complications of Oxalosis: see complications of Oxalosis

Onset of Oxalosis: usually early adulthood

Can anyone else get Oxalosis?

More information: see contagiousness of Oxalosis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Oxalosis

Oxalosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Oxalosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Oxalosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Oxalosis: Nephrologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Oxalosis.
Treatments for Oxalosis: see treatments for Oxalosis
Research for Oxalosis: see research for Oxalosis

Name and Aliases of Oxalosis

Main name of condition: Oxalosis

Other names or spellings for Oxalosis:

Hyperoxaluria, Primary, Hyperoxaluria, Lepoutre syndrome, D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency, glyceric aciduria, glycolic aciduria, hepatic AGT deficiency, HP1, HP2, Oxaluria, primary

Oxalosis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Oxalosis:

  • Hyperoxaluria
  • Urinary oxalate
  • Type I hyperoxaluria
  • Type II hyperoxaluria
  • Enteric hyperoxaluria
  • Dietary hyperoxaluria

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