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Causes of VLCAD deficiency

Causes of VLCAD deficiency

VLCAD deficiency is caused by a mutation in the gene for very long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase, ACADVL. This enzyme is required for fatty acid metabolism in cardiac muscle.

VLCAD deficiency: Related Medical Conditions

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

VLCAD deficiency: Causes and Types

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

Related information on causes of VLCAD deficiency:

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


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