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Fanconi renotubular syndrome
Other Names for this Disease
- Adult Fanconi syndrome
- Fanconi syndrome without cystinosis
- Renal Fanconi syndrome
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kidneys do not absorb certain substances into the body. These substances, such as cysteine, fructose, galactose, or glycogen, are lost in the urine. Fanconi syndrome is thought to be caused by genetic and environmental factors, and it may be diagnosed at any age. Symptoms of Fanconi syndrome include increased urine production (which may cause dehydration), weakness, and abnormalities of the bones.Fanconi syndrome is a condition in which the
Last updated: 3/11/2012
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- The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss Fanconi renotubular syndrome. Click on the link to go to OMIM and review these resources.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Fanconi renotubular syndrome. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.