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SCHAD deficiency

SCHAD deficiency: Introduction

SCHAD deficiency: A rare genetic disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (hydroxyacyl-coa dehydrogenase). The severity of the symptoms is highly variable with some cases resulting in death during the first decade while others suffer psychomotor and regression. Symptoms tend to be more severe in males who suffer progressive neurodegeneration whereas females tend to suffer mainly from developmental delay. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of SCHAD deficiency is available below.

Symptoms of SCHAD deficiency

Treatments for SCHAD deficiency

Wrongly Diagnosed with SCHAD deficiency?

SCHAD deficiency: Complications

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Causes of SCHAD deficiency

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Misdiagnosis and SCHAD deficiency

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Definitions of SCHAD deficiency:

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

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  1. SCHAD deficiency: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications

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