Primary hyperoxaluria type 2
Other Names for this Disease
- Oxalosis 2
- Glyoxylate reductase/hydroxypyruvate reductase deficiency
- Glyceric aciduria
- D-glycerate dehydrogenase deficiency
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Primary hyperoxaluria type 2 is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, which means both copies of the gene in each cell have mutations. The parents of an individual with an autosomal recessive condition each carry one copy of the mutated gene, but they typically do not show signs and symptoms of the condition.
Last updated: 1/3/2013
- Primary hyperoxaluria. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). January 2008; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/primary-hyperoxaluria. Accessed 1/2/2013.