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Zacherl, M; Sourij, H; Beham, A; Emberger, W; Leithner, A; Windhager, W.
Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis. Hereditary lipid storage disease leading to bilateral swelling of Achilles tendon
Orthopade. 2008; 37(7):704-708 Doi: 10.1007/s00132-008-1275-8 (- Case Report)
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Führende Autor*innen der Med Uni Graz
Zacherl Maximilian
Co-Autor*innen der Med Uni Graz
Beham Alfred
Emberger Werner
Leithner Andreas
Sourij Harald
Windhager Reinhard

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Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis is a rare hereditary lipid storage disease characterised by deposits of cholestanol. In a female patient with bilateral swelling of the Achilles tendon who underwent biopsy, cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis was confirmed by combining disease patterns. She suffered from ataxia, depression, epilepsy, reduced intelligence, bilateral cataracts, gallstones, and atherosclerosis. Concentration of serum cholestanol was 10 times higher than normal. As causal therapy, ursodeoxycholic acid and statin drugs were prescribed to halt progression.
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Achilles Tendon - drug effects
Anti-Inflammatory Agents - administration and dosage
Edema - diagnosis
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Tendinopathy - diagnosis
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Xanthomatosis, Cerebrotendinous - complications

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cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis
swelling of Achilles tendon
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