What is the role of surgery in the treatment of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX)?

Updated: Jun 20, 2019
  • Author: Robert D Steiner, MD; Chief Editor: Maria Descartes, MD  more...
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Cataract repair may be indicated. Surgical xanthoma removal is not recommended. Liver transplantation has been reported in patients with end-stage liver disease, although details are not available at the time of this writing. [73]


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