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Results 1 - 7 of 7 for Tangier disease
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  1. Tangier disease is an inherited disorder characterized by significantly reduced levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) in the blood. HDL transports cholesterol ...
  2. ... altered gene cause a more severe disorder called Tangier disease (described below).Most ABCA1 gene variants that cause ... the ABCA1 gene have been found to cause Tangier disease. Most of these variants change single amino acids ...
  3. ... a characteristic feature of a related disorder called Tangier disease. People with Tangier disease have additional signs and symptoms, such as disturbances ...
  4. Heart Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is heart disease? Heart disease is a general term that includes many types of heart problems. It's also called cardiovascular disease, which means ...
  5. Atherosclerosis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries. Plaque is a sticky substance made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances ...
  6. Vascular Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    What are vascular diseases? Your vascular system is your body's network of blood vessels. It includes your: Arteries, which carry oxygen-rich blood from ...
  7. Cholesterol (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that's found in all the cells in your body. Your body needs some cholesterol to make hormones, ...