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VLCAD deficiency

VLCAD deficiency: Introduction

VLCAD deficiency: A rare condition that is characterised by cardiomyopathy, fatty liver, skeletal myopathy, pericardial effusions, ventricular arrhythmias, and sudden death. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of VLCAD deficiency is available below.

Symptoms of VLCAD deficiency

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VLCAD deficiency: Deaths

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Causes of VLCAD deficiency

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Disease Topics Related To VLCAD deficiency

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Misdiagnosis and VLCAD deficiency

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Definitions of VLCAD deficiency:

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

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

 

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