Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease
Cholesteryl ester storage disease (CESD) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by subtotal defect of an enzyme known as lysosomal acid lipase (LIPA or LAL). This enzyme is essential for hydrolysis of triglycerides and cholesteryl esters in lysosomes. CESD is caused by mutations in the lysosomal acid lipase (LIPA) gene. The disorder is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait. Deficiency ...
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Atrioventricular Septal Defect
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