Health Conditions and Diseases Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders Cholesterol and Other Fats Medium Chain Acyl Dehydrogenase Deficiency
Medium chain acyl dehydrogenase deficiency is a fatty acid oxidation disorder associated with inborn errors of metabolism. It is often known as MCAD or MCADD.
The Epidemiology of Medium Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency: An Update
Paper describing advances in research into this fatty acid oxidation disorder.
Genetics Home Reference: MCAD Deficiency
Provides an overview of this condition, the genetic changes involved, its inheritance and treatment.
Personal site in remembrance of Alexis Nicole Knapton who died unexpectedly from this condition at the age of eight.
NHS Choices: Medium Chain Acyl Dehydrogenase Deficiency (MCADD)
Provides information on this rare inherited disorder where the body cannot break down fat properly. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment.
Patient UK: MCAD Deficiency
Factsheet on this autosomal recessive inherited disorder of fatty acid metabolism including its pathophysiology, epidemiology, presentation, investigations, management and prognosis.
Wikipedia: Medium-chain Acyl-coenzyme A Dehydrogenase Deficiency
Encyclopedia article on this metabolic disorder caused by the failure of certain enzymes invoved in the breakdown of fatty acids.
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