Inherited metabolic disorders

Inherited metabolic disorders

Adult Services Lysosomal Disorders Unit

Box 135
Cambridge University Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust
Hills Road

Tel: 01223 274634
Fax: 01223 256172

Inherited metabolic diseases are a group of many different genetic  conditions usually caused by a biological enzyme deficiency.

These conditions are often life-limiting, always multi-systemic and are usually progressive. The service   provides care and treatment for patients and families affected by these conditions.

The service is provided in different locations within the hospital depending upon the condition.

The clinic for general  inherited disease is held in clinic 5  whilst services for patients with lysosomal storage disorders are held in the lysosomal disorders unit.

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