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Causes of Carnitine transporter deficiency

Causes of Carnitine transporter deficiency

Carnitine transporter deficiency is caused by a mutation in the SLC22A5 gene. The mutation leads to defective carnitine transport and abnormal fat metabolism.

List of causes of Carnitine transporter deficiency

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Carnitine transporter deficiency) that could possibly cause Carnitine transporter deficiency includes:

  • The genetic condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner

Race Patterns for Carnitine transporter deficiency Causes:

Racial predominance for Carnitine transporter deficiency: Japanese populations...more »

Carnitine transporter deficiency: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Carnitine transporter deficiency, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Carnitine transporter deficiency:

Carnitine transporter deficiency: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Carnitine transporter deficiency: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Carnitine transporter deficiency:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Carnitine transporter deficiency may be found in:


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