Fabry disease is a lysosomal storage disease with an X-linked inheritance pattern, which presents in childhood as acroparesthesias. Its non-specific symptoms often lead to delays in the diagnosis. We report the case of a 13-year-old boy who presented with typical acroparaesthesia of Fabry disease, his younger brother had gastrointestinal manifestations of the disease and their mother's symptoms suggested that she is a carrier. Enzyme replacement therapy helped in ameliorating the patient's symptoms and preventing complications such as renal failure, stroke and cardiovascular disorders.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||National Medical Journal of India|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
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