Norum disease


A rare genetic disorder characterized by an enzyme deficiency (lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase) which impairs the breakdown of lipoproteins which then builds up and causes damage to tissues. The condition is characterized by corneal disorders, anemia, protein in the urine and ultimately, kidney failure.


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Norum disease includes the 12 symptoms listed below: * Corneal opacities * Arcus lipoides * Vision impairment * Normochromic anemia * Progressive renal failure * Early artherosclerosis * Greyish corneal dots * Misty cornea * Anemia due to destruction of red blood cells * Hypertriglyceridemia * Protein in urine * Blood in urine


signs and symptoms of Norum disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Norum disease symptoms.