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Enzyme Replacement Therapy Found To Effectively Treat Patients With Fabry Disease

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October 28, 2002
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Raul Hernandez was no stranger to sports activity, and was active in Little League by the time he was 10 years old. But one day while running a short race at school, Raul experienced an intense burning sensation in his feet that turned his world upside down. From that day forward, he would experience severe pain in his feet any time he engaged in physical activity or, strangely, when the weather was hot or it rained.

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 24, 2002) - Raul Hernandez was no stranger to sports activity, and was active in Little League by the time he was 10 years old. But one day while running a short race at school, Raul experienced an intense burning sensation in his feet that turned his world upside down. From that day forward, he would experience severe pain in his feet any time he engaged in physical activity or, strangely, when the weather was hot or it rained. The situation worsened when the pain spread to his hands. His doctors, however, were unable to find anything wrong with him, telling his parents that the pain was all in his mind.


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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. (2002, October 28). Enzyme Replacement Therapy Found To Effectively Treat Patients With Fabry Disease. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/10/021028072732.htm
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "Enzyme Replacement Therapy Found To Effectively Treat Patients With Fabry Disease." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/10/021028072732.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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