Fabry GLA Gene Variant Found in Parkinson’s Patients

Fabry GLA Gene Variant Found in Parkinson’s Patients

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Fabry GLA Gene Variant Found in Parkinson’s Patients

A variant in the GLA gene associated with Fabry disease was found in four women with Parkinson’s disease, but they had no Fabry symptoms, according to results from a study of 236 Parkinson’s patients. According to the research team, the significance of the mutation and the relationship between the two diseases requires further investigation. “The results of this study suggest a possible relationship between [Fabry] and [Parkinson’s] in a small proportion of cases,” the researchers wrote. “Nevertheless,…

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