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Fabry's Disease

Fabry's Disease: Introduction

Fabry's Disease: Fabry's disease is a fat storage disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzyme involved in the biodegradation of lipids. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Fabry's Disease Information Page: NINDS) ... more about Fabry's Disease.

Fabry's Disease: Genetic fat storage disorder. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Fabry's Disease is available below.

Symptoms of Fabry's Disease

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Types of Fabry's Disease

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Fabry's Disease: Complications

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Causes of Fabry's Disease

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Disease Topics Related To Fabry's Disease

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Prognosis for Fabry's Disease

Prognosis for Fabry's Disease: Patients with Fabry's disease usually survive into adulthood, but they are at risk for strokes, heart attacks, and kidney damage. It is anticipated that enzyme replacement and eventually gene therapy will eliminate these difficulties. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Fabry's Disease Information Page: NINDS)

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Clinical Trials for Fabry's Disease

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Article Excerpts about Fabry's Disease

Fabry's disease is a fat storage disorder caused by a deficiency of an enzyme involved in the biodegradation of lipids. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Fabry's Disease Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Fabry's Disease:

Lysosomal storage disease caused by a deficiency of alpha-galactosidase A and resulting in an accumulation of globotriaosylceramide in the renal and cardiovascular systems. The disease is X-linked and is characterized by telangiectatic skin lesions, renal failure, and disturbances of the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and central nervous systems. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Fabry's Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Fabry's Disease, or a subtype of Fabry's Disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Fabry's Disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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