Primary hyperoxaluria (PH) encompasses a group of rare genetic metabolic disorders that are characterized by the accumulation of oxalate in the kidneys and other organs. PH is categorized as type 1 (PH1), type 2 (PH2) or type 3 (PH3). An estimated 1 in 58,000 individuals worldwide are affected by PH; approximately 80% of these individuals have PH1. Early initiation of treatment is essential to optimize outcomes.
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Cite this: Bradley Schwartz. Fast Five Quiz: Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 Screening and Diagnosis - Medscape - Mar 04, 2022.