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Lecithin Cholesterol Acyltransferase Deficiency MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lecithin Cholesterol Acyltransferase Deficiency
Tree Number(s)
C16.320.565.398.500.330.500
C18.452.584.500.875.330.500
C18.452.584.563.500.330.500
C18.452.648.398.500.330.500
Unique ID
D007863
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007863
Scope Note
An autosomal recessive disorder of lipoprotein metabolism caused by mutation of LECITHIN CHOLESTEROL ACYLTRANSFERASE gene. It is characterized by low HDL-cholesterol levels, and the triad of CORNEAL OPACITIES; HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA; and PROTEINURIA with renal failure.
Entry Term(s)
Dyslipoproteinemic Corneal Dystrophy
Fish-Eye Disease
LCAT Deficiency
LCATA Deficiency
Lecithin:Cholesterol Acyltransferase Deficiency
Norum Disease
alpha-LCAT Deficiency
alpha-Lecithin-Cholesterol Acyltransferase Deficiency
alpha-Lecithin:Cholesterol Acyltransferase Deficiency
Previous Indexing
Acyltransferases (1966-1977)
Lecithin Acyltransferase/DF (1975-1977)
Lipid Metabolism, Inborn Errors (1966-1977)
Lipoproteins (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
2017; see LECITHIN ACYLTRANSFERASE DEFICIENCY 1991-2016; HYPOLIPOPROTEINEMIA 1980-1990; HYPOLIPOPROTEINEMIAS 1978-1979
History Note
2017(1978); use LECITHIN ACYLTRANSFERASE DEFICIENCY 1991-2016; HYPOLIPOPROTEINEMIA 1980-1990; HYPOLIPOPROTEINEMIAS 1978-1979
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/29
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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