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.
More information on medical condition: Fructosuria:
- Introduction: Fructosuria
- Basic Summary for Fructosuria
- Symptoms of Fructosuria
- Misdiagnosis of Fructosuria
1. excerpt from Hypoglycemia: NIDDK
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