Galactosemia, an inherited disorder, is the inability of the body to metabolize galactose which results in damage to the liver, central nervous system, and other body systems. Galactose makes up half of lactose, the sugar found in milk.
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Galactosaemia Support Group
Brings families with galactosaemic children and adult galactosaemics into contact with each other and offers support. Includes information on the organization and the disease, news and fundraising ideas.
Genetic Alliance UK: Galactosaemia
Provides information on this metabolic condition in which the body cannot convert galactose into glucose, the pattern of inheritance and some complications that may arise.
The alternate names, a summary and list of major features of galactocerebrosidase deficiency.
NORD - Galactosemia
Offers the synonyms, a general discussion and further resources.
Parents of Galactosemic Children, Inc.
Information about galctosemia and a resource for families living with galactosemia.
Factsheet on this metabolic disorder, its description, pathophysiology, epidemiology, presentation, differential diagnosis, investigations, management and prognosis.
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