DYSLIPIDAEMIA: Lysosomal acid lipase deficiency—a cautious leap forward

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Abstract

Lysosomal acid lipase deficiency can lead to liver failure and early death. A recently published placebo-controlled trial shows that enzyme-replacement therapy improves plasma levels of lipids and aminotransferases, and reduces liver fat content. However, the effect on clinical end points and an appropriate indication for treatment remain to be established.

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