What is the morbidity associated with renal glucosuria?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Rajendra Bhimma, MBChB, MD, PhD, DCH (SA), FCP(Paeds)(SA), MMed(Natal); Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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Renal glucosuria is a benign condition, affected individuals do not have any complaints, and only very rarely a propensity to hypovolemia and hypoglycemia has been described. However, morbidity is significant in Fanconi syndrome, Lowe syndrome, and cystinosis (see Differentials).

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