Hereditary fructose intolerance
Synonyms: Hereditary fructose-1-phosphate aldolase deficiency | Hereditary fructosemia
Hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI) is an autosomal recessive disorder of fructose metabolism (see this term) resulting from a deficiency of hepatic fructose-1-phosphate aldolase activity and leading to gastrointestinal disorders and postprandial hypoglycemia following fructose ingestion. HFI is a benign condition when treated but it is life-threatening and potentially fatal if left untreated.
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