Long-term prognosis in primary hyperoxaluria type II (L-glyceric aciduria).

  title={Long-term prognosis in primary hyperoxaluria type II (L-glyceric aciduria).},
  author={P T Chlebeck and Dawn S. Milliner and Lynwood H. Smith},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={23 2},
Primary hyperoxaluria type II (PH-II) or L-glyceric aciduria was first reported by Williams and Smith in 1968 (N Engl J Med 278:233-239, 1968). Deficiencies of D-glycerate dehydrogenase and glyoxylate reductase activity in patients with this disorder leads to increases in urinary oxalate and glycerate excretion. Clinically, PH-II presents in a similar fashion to the more common variant of the disorder, PH-I, with symptoms of calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis. To date, 16 patients with PH-II have… CONTINUE READING


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