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Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset

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

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset is available below.

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

Treatments for Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset

  • Treatment involves eating frequently, avoiding fasting and eating a low-fat diet, high-carbohydrate diet. Carnitine supplements may be required in some cases
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Prognosis for Very Long Chain Acyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency -- Early onset

Prognosis for 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.

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