Fanconi Bickel syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Bickel-Fanconi glycogenosis
- Fanconi syndrome with intestinal malabsorption and galactose intolerance
- Fanconi-Bickel disease
- GLUT2 deficiency
- Glycogen storage disease due to GLUT2 deficiency
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glycogen storage disease characterized by glycogen accumulation in the liver and kidneys; severe renal tubular dysfunction; and impaired glucose and galactose metabolism. Signs and symptoms begin in the first few months of life and include failure to thrive, excessive urination (polyuria) and rickets, followed by short stature and hepatosplenomegaly in early childhood. Puberty is delayed. FBS is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner and is caused by mutations in the SLC2A2 gene. Treatment is generally symptomatic.Fanconi Bickel syndrome (FBS) is a rare
Last updated: 12/12/2012
- Dominique-Charles Valla. Glycogen storage disease due to GLUT2 deficiency. Orphanet. October 2008; http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=2088. Accessed 12/12/2012.
- Grünert SC, Schwab KO, Pohl M, Sass JO, Santer R. Fanconi-Bickel syndrome: GLUT2 mutations associated with a mild phenotype. Mol Genet Metab. March 2012; 105(3):433-437.
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