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Fabry disease

Causes of Fabry disease:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Fabry disease. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Article Excerpts about Fabry 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)

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

Definitions of Fabry 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 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 disease, or a subtype of Fabry disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Fabry disease

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How Common are these Causes of Fabry disease?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Fabry disease. Of the 1 causes of Fabry disease that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Fabry disease:

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What are the alternative names for Fabry disease:

Alpha-galactosidase A deficiency, Anderson-Fabry disease, Angiokeratoma corporis diffusum universale, Ceramide trihexosidase deficiency
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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