Fabry disease is a medical disorder related to the blood cells, wherein the blood vessels in the body become weak and narrow, which further damages certain body parts like skin, kidneys, heart, brain, and the nervous system. The most common symptoms of the disease are pain and burning in hands and feet that gets worse with time, dark red spots usually found between the belly button and knees, cloudy vision, hearing loss, ringing in the ears, sweating less than normal, stomach pain, bowel movements right after eating, etc. This disease is hereditary in nature and it occurs when a fatty substance starts accumulating in your body.
HOW IS FABRY DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
Fabry disease affects an estimated 1 in 40,000 to 60,000 males. This disorder rarely occurs in females, but the prevalence is unknown.