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What is Norum disease?

What is Norum disease?

  • Norum disease: A rare genetic disorder disorder involving abnormal lipid metabolism due to a deficiency of an enzyme called lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase. The condition causes high levels of cholesterol, triglycerides and phospholipids. The condition is not associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

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

Norum disease: Introduction

Types of Norum disease:

Broader types of Norum disease:

Who gets Norum disease?

Racial predominance for Norum disease: Scandinavia

How serious is Norum disease?

Complications of Norum disease: see complications of Norum disease

What causes Norum disease?

Causes of Norum disease: see causes of Norum disease

What are the symptoms of Norum disease?

Symptoms of Norum disease: see symptoms of Norum disease

Complications of Norum disease: see complications of Norum disease

Onset of Norum disease: childhood

Can anyone else get Norum disease?

More information: see contagiousness of Norum disease
Inheritance: see inheritance of Norum disease

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Norum disease: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Norum disease.
Treatments for Norum disease: see treatments for Norum disease
Research for Norum disease: see research for Norum disease

Name and Aliases of Norum disease

Main name of condition: Norum disease

Other names or spellings for Norum disease:

lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency familial, L.C.A.T. deficiency, Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency, Familial Lecithin Cholesterol Acyltransferase deficiency

Phosphatidylcholine-sterol acyltransferase deficiency, Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency, Fish eye disease, LCAT deficiency Source - Diseases Database

LCAT deficiency, Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Norum disease: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Norum disease:

 

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