Fabry's disease presenting as ventricular tachycardia and left ventricular 'hypertrophy'

European Journal of Echocardiography : the Journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology
Subodh B JoshiAnuradha Aggarwal

Abstract

Fabry's disease (FD) is a genetic disorder leading to deficiency of alpha-galactosidase A. Enzymatic replacement therapy has recently become available. Patients with classical FD develop multi-system involvement; however, there is an increasingly recognized cardiac variant that presents as unexplained left ventricular hypertrophy. We describe a patient with Fabry's disease who presented with ventricular tachycardia.

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Related Concepts

Beano
Fabry Disease
Differential Diagnosis
2D Echocardiography
Tachycardia, Ventricular
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Hereditary Diseases
System, Multi-Hospital
Replacement Therapy
Variant Cardiac Valve

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