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Lactose free diet galactosemia diet

Classic galactosemia McKusic is an inborn error of galactose metabolism caused by a deficiency of the enzyme galactosephosphate uridyltransferase GALT, EC Patients ingesting galactose from breast milk or infant formula present in the first weeks of life with feeding difficulties, hepatocellular dysfunction, hypoglycemia, renal tubular dysfunction, cataract, and sepsis. Immediate removal of galactose from the… Read More »