Fabry disease is a rare condition that can affect males and females of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. It is also a ‘genetic’ condition, which means it is passed through families from parents to their children. Fabry disease was first described in 1898 independently by Drs. William Anderson (England) and Johannes Fabry (Germany).Fabry disease is named after the German doctor – Johannes Fabry, and is sometimes referred to as Anderson-Fabry disease.
Links to websites with more information on how to live with Fabry disease.