Glass Marcia, Author at Clinical Advisor

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Hyper-homocysteinemia

Hyper-homocysteinemia I. What every physician needs to know. Hyper-homocystenemia, also known as homocystinuria, is a syndrome of elevated levels of plasma homocysteine with manifestations in almost all body systems, most notably an increased risk of arterial and venous thrombotic events and premature development of cardiovascular disease. Elevated levels result from genetic defects in enzymes of…

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