Medical Dictionary: Essential fructosuria


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Essential fructosuria: Another name for Fructosuria.
Essential fructosuria (condition): Genetic condition with inability to process fructose fruit sugar.

Essential fructosuria: In hereditary fructose intolerance, a disorder usually seen in children, the body is unable to metabolize the natural sugar fructose. Attacks of hypoglycemia, marked by seizures, vomiting, and unconsciousness, are treated by giving glucose and eliminating fructose from the diet. 1

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1. excerpt from Hypoglycemia: NIDDK

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