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Colonic involvement in Fabry's disease.
  1. C. I. Jack,
  2. A. I. Morris,
  3. D. G. Nasmyth,
  4. N. Carroll
  1. Royal Liverpool Hospital, UK.


    The case of a 54 year old man with Fabry's disease and extensive jejunal and colonic diverticulosis causing colonic stricture is presented. Histological examination of the resected colon revealed evidence of ceramide trihexose deposition in the myenteric nerve plexus. Colonic involvement in Fabry's disease has not been reported before.

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