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Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of

Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of: Introduction

Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of: A rare disorder where the body lacks enzymes needed to convert some fats (short-chain fatty acids) into energy. Symptoms are exacerbated by fasting or acute illness. The severity of symptoms is variable with some patients remaining virtually asymptomatic their whole life while other suffer symptoms from infancy. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of is available below.

Symptoms of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of

Treatments for Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of

  • Avoid fasting, frequent meals, glucose infusion during illness or when unable to eat, carnitine supplements and avoiding foods with short-chain fatty acids
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Causes of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of

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Misdiagnosis and Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of

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Prognosis for Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of

Prognosis for Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of: The prognosis is highly variable and depends on the severity of the condition and on timeliness of diagnosis and adherence to treatment measures.

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Definitions of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of as a "rare disease".
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  1. Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, short chain, deficiency of: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Prognosis
 

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