Fabry's disease

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Fabry's disease Fa·bry's disease (fä'brēz)
A sex-linked disorder of glycolipid metabolism characterized by a variety of progressive symptoms including fevers, hypertension, and purple skin lesions, with death resulting from renal, cardiac, or cerebrovascular complications. Also called angiokeratoma corporis diffusum.

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