Glucose-galactose malabsorption

What is Glucose-galactose malabsorption?

Glucose-galactose malabsorption (GGM) is a very rare, potentially lethal, genetic metabolic disease characterized by impaired glucose-galactose absorption resulting in severe watery diarrhea and dehydration with onset inthe neonatal period.

Other condition names

  • SGLT1 deficiency

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive


  • Worldwide: Unknown

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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