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Medicina (B Aires). 2013;73(5):482-94.

[Guidelines for diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of Fabry disease].

[Article in Spanish]

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Hospital Italiano de La Plata. E-mail:


Fabry disease is an X-linked hereditary lysosomal storage disorder caused by deficiency of the enzyme alpha-galactosidase A. Knowledge about this disease, and its medical management, has made remarkable progress in the last decade, including the development of its specific treatment. This guide was developed by medical professionals from various specialties involved in the care of patients with Fabry disease. The discussion and analysis of the available scientific evidence, coupled with the experience of each of the participants, has allowed us to develop the concepts included in this guide in order to provide a useful tool for all professionals who care for patients with Fabry disease.


Fabry disease; diagnosis; enzyme replacement therapy; guide; monitoring

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