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What does PXE stand for?

PXE stands for Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum


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Posk has brought her project to fruition despite suffering from a disease known as PXE, or pseudoxanthoma elasticum, which has left her legally blind.
Mum-of-one Dawn Thomas, aged 44, of Branston, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, has lost most of the sight in her left eye while her other one is at risk because she suffers from Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE), a hereditary disorder.
[FIGURE 1 OMITTED] [FIGURE 3 OMITTED] DIAGNOSIS Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE; Gronblad-Strandberg syndrome) with nephrocalcinosis IMAGING FINDINGS Ultrasound examination of the abdomen showed multiple small echogenic foci with distal shadowing that was seen bilaterally in the renal parenchyma at the corticomedullary junction.
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum causes skin, eye, and heart problems, and closed-off or blocked blood vessels.
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) [3] is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by connective tissue alterations primarily in the skin, Bruch membrane in the retina, and the vessel walls (1).
Goal is Assay for Mutations in Gene Linked to the Disease Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE) Transgenomic Inc.
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE; OMIM 264800) is an autosomally heritable disorder of the connective tissue (1).
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is an inherited connective tissue disorder characterized by accumulation of ion precipitates within the elastic fibers of skin, eyes, and the whole cardiovascular system (16).

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