USMLE Forums banner
1 - 2 of 2 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
919 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
A 3-year-old boy with mental retardation has hepatosplenomegaly. Analysis of tissue obtained on biopsy of the liver shows unusually large amounts of glucocerebroside. Which of the following enzymes is most likely to be deficient?

(A) Hormone-sensitive lipase
(B) Lipoprotein lipase
(C) Lysosomal hydrolase
(D) Sphingolipid synthase
(E) Tissue phospholipase
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
919 Posts
Discussion Starter · #4 ·
yes the answer is C

i guess this was easy?:)

there's this great explanation on enzyme deficiencies in the new FA (2010), with pictures and mnemonics. i have the E-book but its too huge to be shared here. Am still figuring how i can pass it to everyone here.
 
1 - 2 of 2 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top