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Author Maria, Cauti Filippo ♦ O'mahony, Constantinos ♦ Pantazis, Antonis
Source PubMed Central
Content type Text
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
File Format PDF
Date Created 2010-08-24
Copyright Year ©2010
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health
Abstract A normotensive 50-year-old man was evaluated for cardiac symptoms associated with left ventricular hypertrophy (LFH). His symptoms were caused by cardiac involvement from Anderson–Fabry disease (AFD), an X linked lysosomal storage disease caused by mutations in the GLA gene which encodes for the lysosomal enzyme -galactosidase A. He was treated with recombinant enzyme but the clinical course was complicated by arrhythmias and the patient required an internal cardioverter defibrillator.
ISSN 1757790X
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2010-08-24
Rights Holder BMJ Publishing Group
e-ISSN 1757790X
Journal BMJ Case Reports
Volume Number 2010
Starting Page 220102760

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Source: PubMed Central