What are the racial predilections of 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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A detailed analysis of ethnicity in familial LCAT deficiency and fish eye disease is difficult because of the rarity of these conditions. Most of the reports are from western and northern Europe, but series have also been received from Japan, Algeria, and Australia.


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