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Primary hyperoxaluria

Disease definition

A disorder of glyoxylate metabolism characterized by an excess of oxalate resulting in kidney stones, nephrocalcinosis and ultimately renal failure and systemic oxalosis. There are 3 types of PH, types 1-3, all caused by liver-specific enzyme defects.

ORPHA:416

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: E74.8
  • OMIM: 259900  260000  613616
  • UMLS: C0020500  C0020501
  • MeSH: D006959
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10020703

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