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Medical Term:

long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency

 

Definition: a fatty acid oxidation disorder; patients may experience episodes of acute hypoketotic hypoglycemia (similar to that found in MCAD deficiency), cardiomyopathy, muscle weakness, and liver abnormalities.

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