What are the sexual predilections of sitosterolemia (phytosterolemia)?

Updated: May 24, 2019
  • Author: Robert D Steiner, MD; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, MS, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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Sitosterolemia is an autosomal recessive genetic condition; therefore, no sex predilection is noted. Males may be more prone to the severe complications of sitosterolemia.


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