Pseudoxanthoma elasticum and statin prophylaxis

  title={Pseudoxanthoma elasticum and statin prophylaxis},
  author={Friedrich C. Luft},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Medicine},
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE), or Grönblad–Strandberg syndrome, is an autosomal-recessive, or sometimes autosomal-dominant, genetic disease that causes fragmentation and calcifi-cation of arterial elastic fibers in certain tissues. The skin, eyes, and blood vessels are prominently involved, and with increasing age, a premature form of atherosclerosis… CONTINUE READING