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What is Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency?

What is Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency?

  • Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency: A rare genetic condition where the body is unable to convert certain fats to energy. More specifically, there is insufficient levels of a particular enzyme needed to metabolize a type of fat called long-chain fatty acids.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency: Introduction

Types of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency:

Broader types of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency:

How serious is Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency?

Complications of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency: see complications of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency

What causes Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency?

Causes of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency: see causes of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency

What are the symptoms of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency?

Symptoms of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency: see symptoms of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency

Complications of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency: see complications of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency

Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency.
Treatments for Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency: see treatments for Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency

Name and Aliases of Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency

Main name of condition: Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency

Other names or spellings for Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency:

MTP deficiency, TFP deficiency, TPA deficiency, Trifunctional protein deficiency, type 2

Trifunctional enzyme deficiency Source - Diseases Database

Mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency: Related Conditions

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