[ey-bey-tuh-lip-uh-proh-tee-nee-mee-uh, -tee-uh-nee-, -lahy-puh-, ey-bee-]
a rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism due to an inability to synthesize certain apolipoproteins necessary for the transport of triglycerides, leading to diarrhea, steatorrhea, and failure to thrive.
Abetalipoproteinemia, or Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome, is a rare autosomal
recessive disorder that interferes with the normal absorption of fat and fat-soluble
5 days ago ... Abetalipoproteinemia is an inherited disorder that affects the absorption of dietary
fats, cholesterol, and fat-soluble vitamins. People affected by ...
Abetalipoproteinemia was first reported in the medical literature by doctors
Bassen and Kornzweig in 1950 and is also known as Bassen-Kornzweig
Nov 8, 2015 ... Figure 1. Posterior pole of patient with abetalipoproteinemia showing pale optic
nerve head, attenuated blood vessels and atrophic retina (left).
Feb 3, 2016 ... Abetalipoproteinemia (ABL) is an inherited condition that prevents the body from
completely absorbing certain dietary fats.
Aug 1, 2015 ... Alternative Names. Expand Section. Abetalipoproteinemia; Acanthocytosis;
Apolipoprotein B deficiency. References. Expand Section.
A number sign (#) is used with this entry because abetalipoproteinemia is caused
by homozygous or compound heterozygous mutation in the MTP gene ...
Abetalipoproteinemia/ homozygous familial hypobetalipoproteinemia (ABL/
HoFHBL) is a severe form of familial hypobetalipoproteinemia (see this term) ...