When to Suspect LAL Deficiency in Children

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.

LAL deficiency is a rare, progressive, disease that is most often diagnosed in childhood and is due to patients having an ineffective LAL.

To learn more about diagnosis and testing of LAL deficiency, visit
Printer Printing...