Abetalipoproteinemia treated with parenteral and oral vitamins A and E, and with medium chain triglycerides.

@article{Azizi1978AbetalipoproteinemiaTW,
  title={Abetalipoproteinemia treated with parenteral and oral vitamins A and E, and with medium chain triglycerides.},
  author={Esther Azizi and Jeffrey Zaidman and J. Eshchar and Amir Szeinberg},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1978},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={796-801}
}
An 11-year-old girl with abetalipoproteinemia was treated with parenteral vitamin A and vitamin E for two and a half years. Some improvement in neurological and visual deficits was noted. On changing to oral vitamin E and later with addition of medium chain triglycerides (MCT) to the diet, a considerable improvement in her general wellbeing, neuromuscular lesions and ophthalmological symptoms was noted. This regimen is being adhered to for five and a half years. The condition is stable with no… CONTINUE READING

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