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Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency

Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency: Introduction

Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency: 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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency is available below.

Symptoms of Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency

Treatments for Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency

  • Treatment involves eating frequently, avoiding fasting and eating a low-fat diet, high-carbohydrate diet. Carnitine supplements may be required in some cases
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Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency: Complications

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Causes of Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency

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Prognosis for Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency

Prognosis for Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency: The prognosis can be greatly improved by early diagnosis and treatment. The condition requires lifelong treatment.

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Definitions of Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency:

Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency, or a subtype of Very-Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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