Fabry disease is one of several genetic disorders known as
lysosomal storage disorders.
Though its symptoms may be mistaken for more common complaints, Fabry disease is a serious condition that can worsen over time. This site is dedicated to supporting the Fabry community.
What causes Fabry Disease?
Family & Caregivers
After the diagnosis, then what?
Learning a loved one has a serious, rare medical condition is never easy. You might have never heard the word "Fabry" before, and suddenly so much seems to depend on knowing as much as you can about it.
Friends & Coworkers
How can you help?
When you learn that a friend has a serious rare medical condition, you may feel overwhelmed and unsure how to help. What can you do? How will the strains of dealing with Fabry disease affect your friendship?
Did You Know?
Fabry disease involves a defective gene. Women with Fabry disease have a 50% chance of passing a defective gene to their children. Men pass the gene to their daughters, but not their sons.
Learn about the genetics of Fabry disease