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Primary hyperoxaluria type 2


Other Names for this Disease
  • D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency
  • Glyceric aciduria
  • Glyoxylate reductase/hydroxypyruvate reductase deficiency
  • HP2
  • Oxalosis 2
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  • My son was recently diagnosed with primary hyperoxaluria type 2. Is this something that he can eventually outgrow? Can his liver repair itself and begin producing the missing enzyme? If not, is there any chance of him leading a full life or will he develop end stage renal disease before he has a chance to get old and gray? Click here for answer