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Lipid metabolism disorders
ICD-10 E75, E78
ICD-9 272, 277.85
OMIM [1]
DiseasesDB [2]
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Numerous genetic disorders are caused by errors in fatty acid metabolism. These disorders may be described as fatty oxidation disorders or as a lipid storage disorders, and are any one of several inborn errors of metabolism that result from enzyme defects affecting the ability of the body to oxidize fatty acids in order to produce energy within muscles, liver, and other cell types. These conditions may be associated with impairments in psychological functioning.

Some of the more common fatty acid metabolism disorders are:

Coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficienciesEdit

Other Coenzyme A enzyme deficienciesEdit

Carnitine relatedEdit

Lipid storageEdit

Main article: Lipid storage disorder

OtherEdit


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