Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency ( PKD ) — Symptoms and Treatment

  title={Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency ( PKD ) — Symptoms and Treatment},
  • Published 2017
Pyruvate kinase deficiency is an inherited metabolic disorder characterized by a deficiency in the enzyme "pyruvate kinase" causing hemolytic anemia. It is more severe in early presentation, and it has no sex predilection. The majority of the cases occur because of genetic mutation while some may be caused by diseases such as leukemia and refractory… CONTINUE READING