Homocysteine and coronary artery disease.

  title={Homocysteine and coronary artery disease.},
  author={Killian Robinson and Eugene S. Mayer and Donald W. Jacobsen},
  journal={Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine},
  volume={61 6},
BACKGROUND Homocystinuria is a rare autosomal recessive disease complicated by early and aggressive occlusive arterial disease. This may be related to the grossly increased homocysteine concentrations seen in this disease. More recently, milder hyperhomocysteinemia has been proposed as an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease. SUMMARY Many patients with homozygous homocystinuria develop severe premature atherosclerosis and thromboembolism, probably caused by abnormally high… CONTINUE READING


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