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isolated vitamin E deficiency

 

Definition: an autosomal recessive ataxia having a close resemblance to Friedreich ataxia but instead is due to a mutation in the gene coding for the a-tocopherol transfer protein, (a-TTP), a protein involved in the hepatic processing of vitamin E.

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