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Lecithin acyltransferase deficiency

Introduction: Lecithin acyltransferase deficiency

Description of Lecithin acyltransferase deficiency

Lecithin acyltransferase deficiency: An autosomal recessively inherited disorder caused by mutation of LECITHIN CHOLESTEROL ACYLTRANSFERASE that facilitates the esterification of lipoprotein cholesterol and subsequent removal from peripheral tissues to the liver. This defect results in low HDL-cholesterol level in blood and accumulation of free cholesterol in tissue leading to a triad of CORNEAL OPACITY, hemolytic anemia (ANEMIA, HEMOLYTIC), and PROTEINURIA.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Lecithin acyltransferase deficiency

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Lecithin acyltransferase deficiency

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Lecithin acyltransferase deficiency

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