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Summary
GALACTOSEMIA
GALT
230400
OMIM = Online Medalian Inheritance of Men
79239
9p13.3
  • antibiotics
  • galactose-free diet
  • supportive/symptomatic therapy
  • vitamin K
rare (1:35000 - 60000)
autosomal recessive
symptoms
Amino acids, urine
anemia
anorexia
ascites
cataract
cerebral edema
cholestasis
cirrhosis or fibrosis of liver
diarrhea
encephalopathy
failure to thrive
Fanconi syndrome
feeding difficulties, poor feeding
gallstones, cholelithiasis
hepatomegaly (large liver)
hypoglycemia
jaundice
lethargy, drowsiness, malaise or sleep disorder
liver failure
mental retardation
metabolic acidosis
onset, newborn
seizures
sepsis (E.coli)
speech development, delayed, abnormal
splenomegaly (large spleen)
tubulopathy
vomiting
weight loss
laboratory finding
Hemoglobine8.0012.0012.0020.00g/dlblood
Bilirubin180.00300.003.4017.00-Ámol/lserum
Galactose-1-phosphate5.0050.000.000.30mg/dlserum
Glucose0.503.002.805.00mmol/lserum
Transaminases30.002000.0010.0030.00U/lserum
Galactose50.00275.000.00200.00mg/dlplasma
Galactose0.000.00 increasedurineno data
Chloride 97.00110.00increasedserum
Galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase decreased activityerythrocytes
Galactitol8000.0069000.003.0081.00mmol/mol creatinineurine
Galactitol120.00500.000.080.86-Ámol/lplasma
reducing substances, urine (Clinitest)0.000.00 +urineno data
Protein 50.0080.00increasedurine
Coagulopathy/Coagulation factors abnormalplasma
D-Galactonic acid0.000.00 increasedurineno data
D-Sorbitol0.000.00 increasedurineno data
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