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Vitamin E - MedlinePlus Genetics

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Last Updated: 27 September 2022

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Ataxia with vitamin E deficiency

Vitamin E deficiency ataxia is a disorder that can interfere with the body's ability to use vitamin E obtained from the diet. Retinitis pigmentosa, an eye disorder that causes vision loss, has been present in some people with this disorder. Approximately people with vitamin E deficiency who have ataxia begin to have problems with mobility between the ages of 5 and 15 years old.

Source link: https://medlineplus.gov/genetics/condition/ataxia-with-vitamin-e-deficiency


Familial hypobetalipoproteinemia

People with FHBL have a variety of signs and symptoms. The severity of signs and symptoms experienced by people with FHBL can vary greatly. The most moderately affected people have no problems absorbing fats from the diet and no such signs and symptoms. Many people with FHBL have an abnormal accumulation of fat in the liver called hepatic steatosis or fatty liver. In the most severely affected people, obese liver can lead to chronic liver disease. Individuals with severe FHBL have a greater difficulty in digesting fats and fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamin E and vitamin A. Excess fat in the feces is due to this difficulty in fat absorption, which leads to excess fat in the feces.

Source link: https://medlineplus.gov/genetics/condition/familial-hypobetalipoproteinemia

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