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What is Von Gierke disease IB?

What is Von Gierke disease IB?

  • Von Gierke disease IB: A metabolic disorder involving a deficiency of glucose-6-phosphatase (due to a G6P transporter defect) which results in the accumulation of glycogen in various tissues and a reduced blood sugar level. The condition is characterized primarily by an increased risk of bacterial infections due to impaired neutrophil activity which is needed to fight bacterial invasions.

Von Gierke disease IB: Introduction

Types of Von Gierke disease IB:

Broader types of Von Gierke disease IB:

How serious is Von Gierke disease IB?

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

What causes Von Gierke disease IB?

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

What are the symptoms of Von Gierke disease IB?

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

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

Can anyone else get Von Gierke disease IB?

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

Von Gierke disease IB: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Von Gierke disease IB.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Von Gierke disease IB.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Von Gierke disease IB

Main name of condition: Von Gierke disease IB

Other names or spellings for Von Gierke disease IB:

glycogen storage disease type 1B

Von Gierke disease IB: Related Conditions

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