Ichthyosis, Chanarin Dorfman Syndrome
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- Chanarin Dorfman Disease
- Disorder of Cornification 12 (Neutral Lipid Storage Type)
- DOC 12 (Neutral Lipid Storage Type)
- Dorfman Chanarin Syndrome
- Ichthyosiform Erythroderma with Leukocyte Vacuolation
- Ichthyotic Neutral Lipid Storage Disease
- Neutral Lipid Storage Disease
- Triglyceride Storage Disease Impaired Long-Chain Fatty Acid Oxidation
Chanarin Dorfman syndrome is a rare hereditary disorder of fat (lipid) metabolism. It is characterized by scaly skin (ichthyosis), degeneration of the muscles (myopathy), and abnormal white blood cells with small spaces (vacuoles) filled with fat (lipids).
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