Lactate dehydrogenase B deficiency
Other Names for this Disease
- Lactate dehydrogenase deficiency type B
- LDH deficiency B
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lactate dehydrogenase A deficiency, people with this condition typically do not have any signs or symptoms. It is unclear why this condition does not cause any health problems. Affected people are usually diagnosed when routine blood tests reveal reduced activity of the enzyme lactate dehydrogenase. LDHBD is caused by mutations in the LDHB gene and is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner.Lactate dehydrogenase B deficiency (LDHBD) is a condition that affects how the body breaks down sugar to use as energy in muscle cells. Unlike people with
Last updated: 12/16/2014
- Lactate dehydrogenase deficiency. Genetics Home Reference. February 2012; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/lactate-dehydrogenase-deficiency.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Lactate dehydrogenase B deficiency. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) provides information about lactate dehydrogenase deficiency. Click on the link to access this information.
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- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.