What is the role of CSF analysis in the workup of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX)?

Updated: Jun 20, 2019
  • Author: Robert D Steiner, MD; Chief Editor: Maria Descartes, MD  more...
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Salen et al have reported an increased cholesterol-to-cholestanol ratio (1.5-20 times the reference range); however, this is not routinely analyzed for diagnostic purposes. [60]


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