Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

What is Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset?

What is Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset?

  • Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset: Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency is 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. The early-onset form is the most severe and can readily lead to death if undiagnosed.

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

Types of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset:

Broader types of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset:

How serious is Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset?

Prognosis of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset: This form of the condition is severe and can lead to an early death if not diagnosed and treated. The prognosis can be greatly improved by early diagnosis and treatment. The condition requires lifelong treatment.
Complications of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset: see complications of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset

What causes Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset?

Causes of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset: see causes of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset

What are the symptoms of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset?

Symptoms of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset: see symptoms of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset

Complications of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset: see complications of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset

Onset of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset: Usually soon after birth or during infancy.

Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset.
Treatments for Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset: see treatments for Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset

Name and Aliases of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset

Main name of condition: Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset

Other names or spellings for Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset:

VLCAD deficiency [early onset]

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise