What are the racial predilections of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX)?

Updated: Jun 20, 2019
  • Author: Robert D Steiner, MD; Chief Editor: Maria Descartes, MD  more...
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Series of patients have been described in the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Japan, with scattered case reports around the world (see International). No current data on US prevalence among Hispanics or African Americans are available.


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