LCFAOD Insights

LCFAOD Differential Diagnosis

Current Approaches to Treating Long Chain Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorder

Long chain fatty acid oxidation disorder (LCFAOD) is a rare and life-threatening disease that is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. It impairs the body’s production of energy, which leads to chronic energy insufficiency and injury to the organs that depend on it. Although LCFAOD is screened for in newborns, current management strategies still too…

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