Pyruvate kinase deficiency anemia

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What is pyruvate kinase deficiency anemia?

Pyruvate kinase deficiency anemia is caused by defective red cell metabolism due to the deficiency of the enzyme pyruvate kinase. It is the second most common cause of enzyme-deficient hemolytic anemia.

Common symptoms reported by people with pyruvate kinase deficiency anemia

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Who has pyruvate kinase deficiency anemia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 4
40s 6
50s 5
60s 1
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 16

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 12
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from pyruvate kinase deficiency anemia patients who have completed their condition history
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