Lcat deficiency

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Lcat deficiency

a rare condition characterised by corneal opacities, haemolytic anaemia, proteinuria, renal insufficiency, and premature atherosclerosis, and very low levels of lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase (lcat) activity; results in accumulation of unesterfied cholesterol in plasma and tissues.