Primary triglyceride deposit cardiomyovasculopathy

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Primary triglyceride deposit cardiomyovasculopathy

Synonyms: Neutral lipid storage disease with severe cardiovascular involvement | TGCV

A rare inborn error of metabolism characterized by massive accumulation of triglycerides in the myocardium and coronary arteries while plasma triglyceride levels are normal. Patients present in adulthood with signs and symptoms of coronary artery disease and severe heart failure. Concomitant skeletal myopathy is common. Vacuole formation in polymorphonuclear leukocytes is typically observed.

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Advocacy Organizations

My Faulty Gene

My Faulty Gene is a nonprofit organization which provides information and assistance to any individual whose family medical history suggests genetic testing might be helpful in identifying an increased risk of disease due to a genetic mutation. We believe that everyone in need of genetic testing should have access to it.

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).

Association Aux Pas du Coeur

Our organization wants to raise awareness and recognize rare diseases in Côte d'Ivoire. Our mission is to: Raising awareness and campaigning to help with the diagnosis and free therapeutic care of patients. Request and/or contribute to actions relating to the training of the medical profession so that doctors are able to make a final diagnosis and ensure the continuous follow-up of patients. Create a patient registry to establish very precise statistics of rare diseases in Côte d'Ivoire. Create a close-knit patient community. Break the isolation and despair of sick people and their families. Open up to the world and actively contribute to international research aimed at treatments.

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