What is the role of medications in the treatment 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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Pharmacologic therapy - Because of the rarity of LCAT deficiency, pharmacologic therapy has not been specifically studied in a systematic fashion; however, case studies have reported benefit with statins and angiotensin receptor blockers in renal disease with LCAT. [13]


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