A rare hereditary condition, Congenital Glucose-galactose Malabsorption (CGGM) , prevents proper digestion and transportation of molecules composed of glucose and galactose. Weight loss, increased acidity in blood, watery diarrhea and dehydration can be experienced by a person suffering from this condition. Glucose breath hydrogen test' is used for the diagnosis of this condition. Patients can recover entirely, with normal growth and development, if proper treatment procedure is followed.
HOW IS CONGENITAL GLUCOSE-GALACTOSE MALABSORPTION DIAGNOSED?