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What tests do you need when you have Fabry disease?

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Regular tests help keep track of how you're doing. These may include:

  • Blood, urine, and thyroid tests
  • EKG (electrocardiogram) to check your heart beat and rhythm.
  • Echocardiogram, an ultrasound of your heart
  • Brain MRI
  • CT of your head
  • Hearing and eye exams
  • Lung function test

From: Fabry Disease WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Emory University School of Medicine: "Fabry Disease: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed."

Genetics Home Reference, National Institutes of Health: "Fabry disease."

Medscape: "Fabry Disease."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Fabry Disease Information Page."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Fabry Disease."

Sunder-Plassmann, G. , 2006. Fabry Disease: Perspectives from 5 Years of FOS

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on June 13, 2018

SOURCES:

Emory University School of Medicine: "Fabry Disease: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed."

Genetics Home Reference, National Institutes of Health: "Fabry disease."

Medscape: "Fabry Disease."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Fabry Disease Information Page."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Fabry Disease."

Sunder-Plassmann, G. , 2006. Fabry Disease: Perspectives from 5 Years of FOS

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on June 13, 2018

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