Systemic triglyceride storage disease with normal carnitine: a putative defect in long-chain fatty acid metabolism.


A 45-year-old Japanese man presented with lipid storage myopathy, fatty liver, cardiomyopathy, vacuolated leukocytes (Jordans' anomaly) and perceptive deafness. His parents were consanguineous and his younger sister was also affected. Histopathological and biochemical studies revealed an abnormal accumulation of triglyceride in muscle, liver, leukocytes… (More)


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