Fabry Disease

By Bryce Kopidlansky

Period 7

Mode of Inheritance

X- linked recessive

Incidence in population

1:1000

Signs and Symptoms

extreme burning feeling, inability to perspire, little body hair, etc.

Gene map locus

Resulting medical problems

high blood pressure, heart failure, enlarged heart, etc.

How is it Identified

lack of sweat, burning feeling in hands and feet, rash, etc.

treatments

Enzyme Replacement Therapy

Gene therapy

it is available

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