What does PXE mean in Physiology?

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Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

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Pseudoxanthoma elasticum
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, also known as Grönblad–Strandberg syndrome, is a genetic disease that causes fragmentation and mineralization of elastic fibers in some tissues. The most common problems arise in the skin and eyes, and later in blood vessels in the form of premature atherosclerosis. PXE is caused by autosomal recessive mutations in the ABCC6 gene on the short arm of chromosome 16.

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