Also known as Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome, acanthocytosis, or apolipoprotein B deficiency. A disorder of lipid metabolism characterized by fat malabsorption, acanthocytosis, retinopathy, and progressive neurologic disease.

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Genetics Home Reference: Abetalipoproteinemia
Provides information on this disorder that affects the absorption of fats, cholesterol, and fat-soluble vitamins. Includes links to other resources.
MedlinePlus: Bassen-Kornzweig Syndrome
Offers causes, symptoms, examinations and tests, treatment, prognosis and possible complications.
Yahoo! Groups: Abetalipoproteinemia
Discussion group for people diagnosed with abetalipoproteinemia.
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