Human head and neck Galactosemic cataract

Galactosemia factsGalactosemia facts
An inherited metabolic disorder characterized by the deficiency of an enzyme that is necessary for the metabolism of galactose. The disorder results in elevated levels of galactose in the blood and, if untreated. Galactosemic cataract
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A senile cataractA senile cataract
Cataracts typically progress slowly to cause vision loss and are potentially blinding if untreated. The condition usually affects both the eyes, but almost always one eye is affected earlier than the other.[1]. Galactosemic cataract
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Galactosemia By Rishi Ramchandani and Nathan MelkusGalactosemia By Rishi Ramchandani and Nathan Melkus
It is a main part of a sugar called lactose, which is found in all dairy products and many other baby formulas using dairy products. The onsets and symptoms of Galactosemia result from an inability to use galactose to produce energy. Galactosemic cataract
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Genetics Ch. 7 128 – 148Genetics Ch. 7 128 – 148
Metabolic processes consist of a sequence of catalytic steps mediated by enzymes encoded by certain genes. Galactosemic cataract
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Table II. Pbd differential diagnosisTable II. Pbd differential diagnosis
Cataract, cdp, neuronal migration defects, liver disease, laboratory, molecular findings. Galactosemic cataract
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Disorders of Carbohydrate MetabolismDisorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Sucrose (table sugar) is made of two simpler sugars called glucose and fructose. Lactose (milk sugar) is made of glucose and galactose. Both sucrose and lactose must be broken down into their component sugars by enzymes before the body can absorb and make use. Galactosemic cataract
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Alternative NamesAlternative Names
Galactosemia is the inability of the body to use (metabolize) the simple sugar galactose, causing the accumulation of galactose 1-phosphate in the body. This causes damage to the liver, central nervous system, and other body systems. Galactosemic cataract
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Fact sheet: galactosemiaFact sheet: galactosemia
Galt to convert galactose into glucose. This accumulation of galactose is a poison to the body and can cause serious complications such as the following and if untreated, as high as 75% of infants will die. Galactosemic cataract
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Galactosemia InformationGalactosemia Information
Udp-galactose-4-epimerase. Clinically, deficiency of galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase has become synonymous with classical galactosemia. Galactosemic cataract
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Shyla. I am a smart, funny, typical 4-year-old, with one special difference – I have a condition called galactosemiaShyla. I am a smart, funny, typical 4-year-old, with one special difference – I have a condition called galactosemia
Since I am still learning about what I can and cannot eat, I may be curious about different foods. I will need your help making sure I eat only “safe” foods as I am learning to say “no” by myself. Galactosemic cataract
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Health problems if galactosemia is untreatedHealth problems if galactosemia is untreated
Galactosemia is a rare, inherited, autosomal recessive, metabolic disorder which is estimated at 1 in 40,000 to 80,000 live births. A person with galactosemia is unable to utilize the simple sugar galactose. Galactosemic cataract
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What is Galactosemia?What is Galactosemia?
The build up of galactose and the other chemicals can cause serious health problems like a swollen and inflamed liver, kidney failure, stunted physical and mental growth, and cataracts in the eyes. Galactosemic cataract
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Fractose and galactose MetabolismFractose and galactose Metabolism
About 15% to 20% of the calories contained in the western diet are supplied by fructose (about 100g/day). The major source of fructose is. Galactosemic cataract
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