Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Food intolerance

Food intolerance includes disease that are characterized by clinical symptoms after ingestion of certain food ingredients. Those symptoms may be restricted to diarrhea, but also severe general symptoms up to coma are observed.

Classification

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Differentials

Important differentials are food poisoning, food allergy, and infections transmitted by ingestion.

Systematic

Hereditary metabolic diseases
Aceruloplasminemia/Hypoceruloplasminemia
Coenzyme Q10 deficiency
Congenital disorder of glycosylation
Disorders of cobalamin metabolism
Disorders of iron metabolism
Disorders of urate metabolism
Disturbances in phosphate metabolism
Disturbances of glucose metabolism
Food intolerance
Adult type lactose intolerance
LCT
MCM6
Eosinophil peroxidase deficiency
EPX
Fructose intolerance
ALDOB
Fructose malabsorption
SLC2A5
Fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase deficiency
FBP1
Fructosuria
KHK
Glucose-Galactose Malabsorption
SLC5A1
Histamine Intolerance
AOC1
HNMT
MAOA
MAOB
Lactase deficiency
LCT
Lysinuric protein intolerance
SLC7A7
Mast cell activation syndrome
KIT
Sitosterolemia
ABCG5
ABCG8
Trehalase deficiency
TREH
Genetic hyperbilirubinemia
Glycolipidosis
HADH deficiency
Hereditary lipid disorders
Hypercatabolic hypoproteinemia
Hypomagnesemia
Hypomethylation syndrome
Lysosomal storage disease
MELAS syndrome
Methionine adenosyltransferase deficiency
Methylmalonic aciduria
Urea cycle disorders

References:

1.

DORMANDY TL et al. (1961) Familial fructose and galactose intolerance.

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2.

SAMOLS E et al. (1963) Insulin response to fructose and galactose.

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3.

Turner RC et al. (1972) Familial fructose and galactose intolerance.

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Update: Sept. 26, 2018