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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
When untreated: Seizures (severe fasting hypoglycemia), hepatomegaly , respiratory distress , vomiting due to metabolic acidosis, etc.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Von Gierke: Please go online and type in von Gierke and hyperuricemia. You will find many readable articles to help you understand. If you cannot access a comput ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not known: "The mechanism responsible for hyperuricemia has not been delineated, but is thought to result from altered renal tubular function." REF: Hyperurice ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Von willebrands: The combination of problems you are having are genetic not diet determined.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Clinical & genetic: The diagnosis is primarily clinical based on skin lesions. There are two major genetic forms and diagnosis may be confirmed by genetic testing. See ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 years experience Pediatrics
Tan/brown spots: Neurofibromatosis type 1 (von recklinghausen's) is diagnosed if the patient has two or more neurofibromas, six or more "cafe au lait" spots (>1.5 cm ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Bergum
20 years experience Family Medicine
Von Willebrands: You have a platelete dysfunction but it should not interfere with sports. If you have a wound it may not stop bleeding as quickly as other people woul ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Bleeding disorder: Vwd is a decrease in production (usually) of a specific protein required for clotting blood, called vw factor. The actual amount produced varies. Ty ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
VWD is a mild form: Of factor viii function defect which increases bleeding risk. Much less serious than hemophilia.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Von willebrands DZ: Von willebrands disease is a bleeding disorder.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
None specific: The diagnosis is primarily clinical based on skin lesions. There are two major genetic forms and diagnosis may be confirmed by genetic testing. Trea ... Read More

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