Lipoprotein glomerulopathy

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Lipoprotein glomerulopathy

Synonyms: LPG

A rare genetic renal disease characterized by the formation of intraglomerular lipoprotein thrombi due to lipid deposition in severely dilated glomerular capillaries. Laboratory examination reveals abnormal serum lipid profiles in particular markedly elevated apolipoprotein E. Clinical manifestations include proteinuria or nephrotic syndrome with hypertension and potential progression to chronic renal failure. Systemic complications of dyslipidemia are not observed.

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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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