Recognizing the Symptoms

Patients deficient in plasminogen experience an accumulation of fibrous growths, or lesions, in mucous membranes and organs throughout the body, including the eyes, ears, gums, and respiratory and urethral tracts.
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Recognizing the Symptoms

Patients deficient in plasminogen experience an accumulation of fibrous growths, or lesions, in mucous membranes and organs throughout the body, including the eyes, ears, gums, and respiratory and urethral tracts.
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Current Treatment Options

Surgical removal of fibrous growths has been the primary mode of management; however, symptomatic relief is only temporary as the underlying cause, plasminogen deficiency, is not addressed and the lesions frequently return.

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Given the phenotypic heterogeneity of Plasminogen Deficiency and possibility for multi-organ involvement, PLGD patients may require multi-disciplinary specialty care. Collaborate and connect with other physicians to exchange ideas on therapeutic management, best practices and patient care.

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