Identification of fifteen novel mutations and genotype-phenotype relationship in Fabry disease.

Fabry disease is an X-linked recessive disorder caused by a deficiency in the lysosomal enzyme alpha-galactosidase A, which results in a progressive multisystem disease. Most families have private mutations and no general correlation between genotype and disease manifestations has been described to date. Forty-nine patients (47 males and 2 females) from 36… CONTINUE READING