[Familial hyperhomocysteinemia with early development of atherosclerosis].

  title={[Familial hyperhomocysteinemia with early development of atherosclerosis].},
  author={Teresa Barbara Domagała and Marta Libura and Halina Gozdecka and Marek Krzanowski and Andrzej Szczeklik},
  journal={Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej},
  volume={96 4},
We describe a large family with hyperhomocysteinemia, the first to be reported in Poland. The proband's coronary complaints appeared at the age of 20, and by the age of 50 he had suffered extensive myocardial infarction. Examination of 17 persons from 4 generations revealed hyperhomocysteinemia in 2 daughters of the proband, while more discrete… CONTINUE READING