LCAT deficiency

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LCAT deficiency

Synonyms: Lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency

LCAT (lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase) deficiency is a rare lipoprotein metabolism disorder characterized clinically by corneal opacities and sometimes renal failure and hemolytic anemia and biochemically by severely reduced HDL cholesterol.

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Advocacy Organizations

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) was founded to raise awareness, educate, and provide support to those living or caring for someone with genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM).

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