Medical Dictionary: Hereditary fructose intolerance


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

Hereditary fructose intolerance: 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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