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What is Von Gierke disease IA?

What is Von Gierke disease IA?

  • Von Gierke disease IA: A genetic metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphatase which results in the accumulation of glycogen in various tissues. G6P is stored as glycogen until the body needs to convert it to a sugar and use it to create energy. The enzyme deficiency prevents the conversion and hence low blood sugar levels result.

Von Gierke disease IA: Introduction

Types of Von Gierke disease IA:

Broader types of Von Gierke disease IA:

How serious is Von Gierke disease IA?

Prognosis of Von Gierke disease IA: poor though treatment is helpful
Complications of Von Gierke disease IA: see complications of Von Gierke disease IA

What causes Von Gierke disease IA?

Causes of Von Gierke disease IA: see causes of Von Gierke disease IA

What are the symptoms of Von Gierke disease IA?

Symptoms of Von Gierke disease IA: see symptoms of Von Gierke disease IA

Complications of Von Gierke disease IA: see complications of Von Gierke disease IA

Onset of Von Gierke disease IA: first year of life

Can anyone else get Von Gierke disease IA?

More information: see contagiousness of Von Gierke disease IA
Inheritance: see inheritance of Von Gierke disease IA

Von Gierke disease IA: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Von Gierke disease IA.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Von Gierke disease IA.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Von Gierke disease IA: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Von Gierke disease IA.
Treatments for Von Gierke disease IA: see treatments for Von Gierke disease IA

Name and Aliases of Von Gierke disease IA

Main name of condition: Von Gierke disease IA

Other names or spellings for Von Gierke disease IA:

Cori type I glycogenosis, glycogen storage disease Ia

Von Gierke disease IA: Related Conditions

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