List of fatty acid metabolism disorders

List of fatty acid metabolism disorders

Inborn error of lipid metabolism
Classification and external resources
10 9 MeSH D008052

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.

Some of the more common fatty acid metabolism disorders are:

Coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiencies

Other Coenzyme A enzyme deficiencies

Carnitine related

Lipid storage


See also