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Wolman disease

Introduction: Wolman disease

Description of Wolman disease

Wolman disease (medical condition): A rare inherited lipid storage disease. The condition usually...more »

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Wolman disease: severe infantile form of inherited lysosomal lipid storage disease due to deficiency of acid lipase; results in accumulation of neutral lipids, particularly cholesterol esters, within cells.
Source: Diseases Database

Wolman disease: The severe infantile form of inherited lysosomal lipid storage diseases due to deficiency of acid lipase (CHOLESTEROL ESTERASE). It is characterized by the accumulation of neutral lipids, particularly CHOLESTEROL ESTERS in leukocytes, fibroblasts, and hepatocytes. It is also known as Wolman's xanthomatosis and is an allelic variant of CHOLESTEROL ESTER STORAGE DISEASE.
Source: MeSH 2007

Wolman disease: Related Topics

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Wolman disease: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Wolman disease as a Disease

Wolman disease (medical condition): See Wolman disease (disease information).
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Wolman disease: Related Diseases

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Wolman disease

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Hierarchical classifications of Wolman disease

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