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Cholesteryl ester storage disease
Cholesteryl ester storage disease (CESD) is a very rare, late-onset, genetic endocrine disease characterized by deficient or inactive lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) causing lipid build-up, which leads to atherosclerosis, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, progressive liver disease, and malabsorption.
- Clinical genetics review
- English (2016)