Erythrocyte lactate transporter defect
Erythrocyte lactate transporter defect is a variant of Monocarboxylate transporter 1 deficiency, an autosomal dominant disorder, caused by loss-off-funtion mutations of the SLC16A1 gene. It presents with severe thoracic pain under heavy physical exercise.
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