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Lecithin Cholesterol Acyltransferase (LCAT) Deficiency Disorders Quiz

Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase (LCAT) deficiency is a genetic disorder that affects the body’s ability to process cholesterol. It is characterized by cloudiness of the clear front surface of the eye (corneal opacities), a shortage of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia), and kidney failure.

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