lecithin-cholesterol acetyltransferase deficiency

lecithin-cholesterol acetyltransferase (LCAT) deficiency

an autosomal-recessive disorder characterized by an accumulation of unesterified cholesterol in the tissues, corneal opacity, hemolytic anemia, proteinuria, renal insufficiency, and premature atherosclerosis. It is caused by a deficiency of LCAT activity.
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