Fanconi-Bickel syndrome

(redirected from glycogenosis, Fanconi type)

Fanconi-Bickel syndrome

A rare autosomal recessive condition (OMIM:227810) characterised by hepatorenal glycogen accumulation, proximal renal tubular dysfunction and impaired utilisation of glucose and galactose.

Molecular pathology
Caused by defects of SLC2A2, which encodes a glycoprotein of the liver, islet beta cells, intestine and kidney epithelium that mediates facilitated bidirectional glucose transport.
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