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CTX

Introduction: CTX

Description of CTX

CTX (medical condition): A rare inherited condition where cholesterol is...more »

See also:

Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous:
  »Introduction: Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous
  »Symptoms of Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous
  »Causes of Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous
  »Treatments for Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous

CTX: Related Topics

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CTX: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

CTX as a Disease

CTX: Another name for Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous
  »Symptoms of Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous
  »Causes of Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous
  »Treatments for Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous

CTX: Related Diseases

CTX: CTX is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of CTX

Some of the causes of CTX are included in the list below:

  • The genetic condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner
  • The condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner

Symptoms of CTX (Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous)

Some of the symptoms of CTX incude:

Treatments for CTX (Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous)

Treatments for CTX (Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous) include:

  • Dietary changes: limit intake of foods containing cholestanol (butter, egg yolk and cheddar cheese)
  • Medication: Administration of cholic acid, chenodeoxycholic acid; HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors may be needed in more difficult cases
  • Cataracts may also require treatment

Treatment of CTX: For more treatment information about CTX, see treatment of Xanthomatosis cerebrotendinous (CTX)

CTX: Related Disease Topics

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Source - NIH

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