First case of surgical treatment of Farber's disease.


Farber's disease (Farber's lipogranulomatosis), which is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait, was first reported by Farber in 1952. We report a case of Farber's disease in a 12-year-old female. Her younger brother was affected with Farber's disease and died of it at 2 years of age. When she first presented, our patient's main clinical features were a… (More)


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