In the long-term, Galactosemia can lead to severe complications that affect different body parts and systems. Many of the complications have an influence on the Central Nervous System (CNS), which is made up of the brain and spinal cord.1,8,9

Neurologic (related to the CNS)

Ophthalmic (related to the eyes)

  • Cataracts


  • Learning disabilities
  • Behavioral impairments
  • Social impairments
  • Depression
  • Anxiety


  • Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (females only)


  • Osteopenia or Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Slowed or Stunted Growth