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Galactosemia

Galactosemia

Galactosemia Definition Galactosemia is an inherited carbohydrate metabolism disorder.  This metabolic disorder is characterized by the abnormal levels of galactose in the blood (galactosemia) and in the urine (galactosuria). People...

Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Phenylketonuria (PKU) is an inborn error of metabolism that results from the absence of a liver enzyme, phenylalanine hydroxylase. It is an inherited autosomal recessive trait that causes negative impact on...