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An Observational Study of Patients With Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency/Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease Phenotype

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Identifier:
First received: February 1, 2012
Last updated: July 19, 2016
Last verified: April 2013
This is a Natural History study to characterize key aspects of the clinical course of late onset Lysosomal Acid Lipase (LAL) Deficiency/ Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease (CESD).

Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease(CESD)
Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: An Observational Study of the Clinical Characteristics and Disease Progression of Patients With Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency/Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease Phenotype

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Further study details as provided by Alexion Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical History Summary [ Time Frame: Expected average of 15 years ]
    Characterize patient demographic data and clinical course of disease using descriptive statistics.

Enrollment: 49
Study Start Date: June 2011
Study Completion Date: May 2013
Primary Completion Date: January 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The objective of this study is to characterize key aspects of the clinical presentation, disease phenotype and progression of patients with late onset Lysosomal Acid Lipase (LAL) Deficiency/ Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease (CESD) including, but not limited to, age of presentation, onset of hepatomegaly, progression over time of liver function, and stability of lipid abnormalities.

Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients diagnosed with late onset LAL Deficiency/ Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease (CESD).

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with late onset LAL Deficiency/ Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease (CESD) who are 5 years of age or older and have required data points in their medical record

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Required data points for inclusion are not available
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01528917

United States, California
Stanford University
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
United States, Illinois
Children's Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
United States, Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55455
United States, New York
Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian
New York, New York, United States, 10032
United States, Pennsylvania
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15224
United States, Washington
Seattle Children's
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98105
Hospital for Sick Kids
Toronto, Canada
Czech Republic
1st Faculty of Medicine Charles University
Prague, Czech Republic
Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades
Paris, France
Gaslini Institute
Genoa, Italy
Regina Margherita Hospital
Turin, Italy
Children's Memorial Health Institute
Warsaw, Poland
Hopitaux Universitares De Geneve
Geneve, Switzerland
United Kingdom
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Salford Royal
Salford, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Alexion Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT01528917     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LAL-2-NH01
Study First Received: February 1, 2012
Last Updated: July 19, 2016
Individual Participant Data  
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Alexion Pharmaceuticals:
Lysosomal Storage Disease
Late Onset Lysosomal Acid Lipase (LAL) Deficiency
Acid cholesteryl ester hydrolase deficiency, type 2
Acid lipase disease
Cholesterol ester hydrolase deficiency
LAL Deficiency
LIPA Deficiency
Wolman disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Diseases
Wolman Disease
Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease
Lipid Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Lysosomal Storage Diseases
Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Lipid Metabolism Disorders processed this record on May 25, 2017