Apolipoprotein A-i Deficiency

Description

Apolipoprotein AI (Apo A-I) deficiency is a rare lipoprotein metabolism disorder characterized biochemically by complete absence of apolipoprotein AI and extremely low plasma high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, and clinically by corneal opacities and xanthomas complicated with premature coronary heart disease (CHD).

Clinical Features

Phenotypes and symptoms related to Apolipoprotein A-i Deficiency

  • Anemia
  • Splenomegaly
  • Abnormality of the liver
  • Corneal opacity
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • EMG abnormality
  • Hemiplegia/hemiparesis
  • Blurred vision
  • Xanthomatosis
  • Decreased HDL cholesterol concentration

Incidence and onset information

Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Alternative names

Apolipoprotein A-i Deficiency Is also known as familial apoa-i deficiency, apoa-i deficiency, familial hypoalphalipoproteinemia.

Researches and researchers

Doctors, researchs, and experts related to Apolipoprotein A-i Deficiency extracted from public data.

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Current Researchs and researchers

  • PARIS — Pr Jean-Philippe GIRARDET

    Investigator of research project - Contact person of registry

    • Institution/s:
      — CHU Paris Est - Hôpital d'Enfants Armand-Trousseau
    • Research area/topic::

      'Dyslipidemia genetics: phenotype-genotype relationships; vascular consequences in children of hereditary dyslipidemia'



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