Ketohexokinase Deficiency

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  • Crucial Fructosuria
  • Hepatic Fructokinase Shortage
  • Levulosuria
  • Ketohexokinase Shortage

Problem Communities

  • None

General Conversation
Fructosuria is an uncommon yet benign inherited metabolic condition. It is defined by the excretion of fruit sugar (fructose) in the urine. Generally, no fructose is eliminated in the urine. This problem is dued to a shortage of the enzyme fructokinase in the liver. This enzyme is needed for the synthesis of glycogen (the body’s form of stored energy) from fructose. The existence of fructose in the blood as well as urine could bring about an improper diagnosis of diabetic issues mellitus.

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