Galactose Epimerase Deficiency

Galactose epimerase deficiency, also known as GALE deficiency, Galactosemia III and UDP-galactose-4-epimerase deficiency, is a rare, autosomal recessive form of galactosemia associated with a deficiency of the enzyme galactose epimerase.

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Galactose Epimerase Deficiency - Details - Detection and Treatment
... Screening for elevated galactose levels may detect GALE deficiency or dysfunction in infants, and mutation studies for GALE are clinically available ... Individuals presenting with Type III galactosemia must consume a lactose- and galactose-restricted diet devoid of dairy products and mucilagenous plants ... Dietary restriction is the only current treatment available for GALE deficiency ...

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