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Sitosterolemia: Introduction

Sitosterolemia: A very rare inherited disorder of lipid metabolism where excessive amounts of sterols are absorbed and not removed from the body resulting in a build up in the blood. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sitosterolemia is available below.

Symptoms of Sitosterolemia

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Home medical testing related to Sitosterolemia:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Sitosterolemia?

Sitosterolemia: Related Patient Stories

Sitosterolemia: Complications

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Causes of Sitosterolemia

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Misdiagnosis and Sitosterolemia

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Sitosterolemia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Sitosterolemia: Animations

Research about Sitosterolemia

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Clinical Trials for Sitosterolemia

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Sitosterolemia include:

Statistics for Sitosterolemia

Sitosterolemia: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Sitosterolemia:

Sitosterolemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Sitosterolemia, or a subtype of Sitosterolemia, 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 Sitosterolemia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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