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Burning feet, dilated heart and failed kidneys

1 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Renopath Centre for Renal and Urological Pathology Pvt., Ltd., Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Neurology, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Department Pediatric Nephrology, St. Johns Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/ijn.IJN_35_18

Fabry's disease, X-linked lysosomal storage disease, results from deficient activity of alpha galactosidaseA (α-GalA). Renal manifestation usually begins at third decade of life. We report a 16 year male with initial presentation with end stage renal disease (ESRD) andthe diagnosis confirmed by presence of myeloid bodies on electron microscopy of kidney biopsy and low serum α-GalA level.

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