Kidney nontumor
Other hereditary renal disease
Glutaric acidemia type II


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Revised: 26 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Glutaric acidemia type II [title]

Nikhil Sangle, M.D.
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Cite this page: Sangle N. Glutaric acidemia type II. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneyglutaricacidemia.html. Accessed January 18th, 2020.
Definition / general
Clinical features
  • Acidosis, non ketotic hypoglycemia, hyperammonemia, dysmorphic facial features, urinary organic acidemia and "sweat sock" odor
  • May have lipid accumulation in liver, heart and renal tubular epithelium
  • May cause sudden death or an acute life threatening event during first year of life (Mol Genet Metab 2008;93:36)
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Subcortical renal glomerular cysts, renal medullary dysplasia
Electron microscopy description
Molecular / cytogenetics description
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