Fabry's Disease Overview
What is Fabry's disease?
A male with Fabry's disease has an inherited disorder that damages blood vessels. The illness is due to the lack of an enzyme that breaks down a toxic chemical inside blood vessel cells. Fabry's disease results in cataracts, dry skin, skin lesions and extremity pain during childhood.
What are the symptoms of Fabry's disease?
Symptoms of Fabry's disease during childhood include vision impairment, cataracts, decreased sweating, limb pain, arm pain, leg pain and rash.
How does the doctor treat Fabry's disease?
Treatment for Fabry's disease includes medications for pain and medications that block the deposition of toxic chemical in the blood vessels.
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