Fast Five Quiz: Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 Management

Bradley Schwartz, DO


March 04, 2022

Primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) is a rare autosomal recessive disease that is caused by a functional defect of alanine-glyoxylate aminotransferase catalysis, resulting in the overproduction of oxalate. The clinical impact of PH1 can be devastating; in most patients it leads to end-stage kidney disease during the first two or three decades of life. Early, effective treatment is essential to optimize prognosis in affected patients.

How much do you know about the management of PH1? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.


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