Zellweger Syndrome is a rare hereditary disorder affecting infants. It is characterized by reduction or absence of peroxisomes in the cells of the liver, kidneys, and brain.
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GeneReviews: Peroxisome Biogenesis Disorders, Zellweger Syndrome Spectrum
Summary, diagnosis, clinical description, differential diagnosis, management, genetic counseling and molecular genetics.
NORD: Zellweger Syndrome
Offers alternate names, a general discussion and resources.
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man: Zellweger Syndome
Clinical information on this disorder characterized by an individual's inability to beta-oxidize very-long chain fatty acids.
Zellweger Baby Support Network
Provides support to families who are affected by this disorder. Includes information on Zellweger and related disorders, research, message boards and chat.
Information page compiled by NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
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