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What is Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of?

What is Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of?

  • Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of: A rare inherited genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy i.e. there is not enough of a certain enzyme which is needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids. The build-up of these fatty acids in the body causes damage. There are three subtypes of the disorder each with varying severity: severe early-onset form, an intermediate form and an adult-onset form.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of: Introduction

Types of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of:

Broader types of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of:

How serious is Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of?

Complications of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of: see complications of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of

What causes Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of?

Causes of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of: see causes of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of

What are the symptoms of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of?

Symptoms of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of: see symptoms of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of

Complications of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of: see complications of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of

Onset of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of: Symptoms develop during the first two years of life but usually during early infancy.

Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of: see treatments for Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of

Name of Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of

Main name of condition: Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, very long chain, deficiency of

 

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