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Fabry disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • Alpha-galactosidase A deficiency
  • Anderson-Fabry disease
  • Angiokeratoma corporis diffusum
  • Angiokeratoma, diffuse
  • Ceramide trihexosidase deficiency
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  • Will Fabry disease affect a transplanted kidney? Previous to the transplant the disease was being managed with an enzyme supplement. Will the enzyme supplement need to be continued? What are, if any, cautions or additional treatments required to manage the disease with a transplanted kidney? Click here for answer

  • Can women get Fabry disease? Click here for answer