When to Suspect LAL Deficiency in Adults

LAL deficiency is a rare, progressive, disease that is most often diagnosed in childhood but in some cases, may not be diagnosed until adulthood.

Eliot Brinton, MD, FAHA,FNLA, ABCL, director of the Utah Lipid Center in Salt Lake City, Utah lists the three signs that may indicate a child has lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) deficiency.

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