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  Fabry Disease



Fabry Disease

   Lysosomal storage disease caused by a deficiency of alpha-galactosidase A and resulting in an accumulation of globotriaosylceramide in the renal and cardiovascular systems. The disease is X-linked and is characterized by telangiectatic skin lesions, renal failure, and disturbances of the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and central nervous systems.

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Disease
Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the rubella (German measles) virus.

Renal
Pertains to kidneys.

Cardiovascular
Of, relating to, or involving the heart and the blood vessels.

Skin
Skin is an organ of the integumentary system; which is composed of a layer of tissues that protect underlying muscles and organs. Skin is used for insulation, vitamin D production, sensation, and excretion (through sweat).

Gastrointestinal
Having to do with the stomach and intestines.

Central
In anatomy and medicine (as elsewhere), central is the opposite of "peripheral" which means away from the center.



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Fabrazyme
Fabrazyme is a prescription or over-the-counter drug which is (or once was) approved in the United States and possibly in other countries. Active ingredient(s): agalsidase beta.

Fabricius Bursa
An epithelial outgrowth of the cloaca in birds similar to the thymus in mammals. It atrophies within 6 months after birth and remains as a fibrous remnant in adult birds. It is composed of lymphoid tissue and prior to involution, is the site of B-lymphocyte maturation.

Fabry's disease
See 'Angiokeratoma corporis diffusum'.

Fabrys Disease
Lysosomal storage disease caused by a deficiency of alpha-galactosidase A and resulting in an accumulation of globotriaosylceramide in the renal and cardiovascular systems. The disease is X-linked and is characterized by telangiectatic skin lesions, renal failure, and disturbances of the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and central nervous systems.



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Fistula, Bronchial
An abnormal passage or communication between a bronchus and another part of the body.

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An abnormal passage in the bladder or between the bladder and any surrounding organ.

Fistula, Biliary
Abnormal passage in any organ of the biliary tract or between biliary organs and other organs.

Fistula, Arterio-Arterial
Abnormal communication between two arteries that may result from injury or occur as a congenital abnormality.

Fistula, Vaginal
An abnormal passage communicating with the vagina.

Fabry Disease

Fabavirus
A genus of the family COMOVIRIDAE with a wide host range among dicotyledons and some monocotyledons. They are transmitted nonpersistently by aphids. The type species is broad bean wilt virus 1.

Fab Fragments
Antigen-binding fragments composed of one entire light chain and about half of one of the heavy chains, linked to each other by disulfide bonds. Fab contains the antigen binding site which is part of the variable region of the immunoglobulin molecule.

Face Pain
Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.

Face Lift
Plastic surgery performed, usually by excision of skin, for the elimination of wrinkles from the skin.

Face Flies
A family of the order DIPTERA with over 700 species. Important species that may be mechanical vectors of disease include Musca domesticus (HOUSEFLIES), Musca autumnalis (face fly), Stomoxys calcitrans (stable fly), Haematobia irritans (horn fly) and Fannia spp.

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