Fabry disease


Fa·​bry disease ˈfä-brē- How to pronounce Fabry disease (audio)
variants or Fabry's disease
: a disorder of lipid metabolism that is inherited as an X-linked recessive trait and is characterized by skin lesions especially on the lower trunk, severe pain in the extremities, corneal opacities, and vascular disease affecting the kidneys, heart, or brain

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“Fabry disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Fabry%20disease. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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