Chronic fructose intoxication after infancy in children with hereditary fructose intolerance. A cause of growth retardation.

@article{Mock1983ChronicFI,
  title={Chronic fructose intoxication after infancy in children with hereditary fructose intolerance. A cause of growth retardation.},
  author={Donald M. Mock and Jay A. Perman and Michael M Thaler and Robert C. Morris},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1983},
  volume={309 13},
  pages={764-70}
}
In two unrelated boys, 5.3 and 3.8 years of age with hereditary fructose intolerance, apparently isolated growth retardation (-2.71 S.D. and -2.40 S.D.) occurred after infancy, even though acute symptomatic fructose intoxication was prevented by restriction of dietary fructose. When more stringent restriction of dietary fructose was instituted (approximately 40 mg per kilogram of body weight per day), growth velocity increased from the 25th to the 97th percentile in one child and from well… CONTINUE READING

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