How prevalent is lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) deficiency?

Updated: Oct 16, 2019
  • Author: Catherine Anastasopoulou, MD, PhD, FACE; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Familial LCAT deficiency and fish eye disease are rare. Out of 70 families screened worldwide, at least 60 patients with either familial LCAT deficiency or fish eye disease have been reported. [5]


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