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ABETALIPOPROTEINAEMIA

A rare congenital mess that causes the body to not manufacture chylomicrons, low density lipoprotein (LDL) and very low density lipoprotein (VLDL). Individuals with this condition are unable to properly digest fats. Other findings include ataxia, peripheral neuropathy and another forms of nerve dysfunction. Treatment includes vitamin E. Origin: Gr. Haima = blood
butyrone   butyrophenone   butyrous   butyryl   butyrylcholine esterase   butyrylcholinesterase   butyryl-CoA   butyryl-CoA acetoacetate CoA transferase   (0)
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