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Sjogren-Larsson syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • FADH deficiency
  • FALDH deficiency
  • FAO deficiency
  • Fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase deficiency
  • Ichthyosis, spastic neurologic disorder, and oligophrenia
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  • I am a genetic counselor.  We recently made a diagnosis of Sjogren-Larsson in a young child, and I am on the search for patient information for her family.  I have found very little information so far (besides medical journal articles).  Would you be able to point me to any other source of information (besides FIRST) where I can find information to pass along to this family?  The family will be coming back early next week to discuss the diagnosis. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • FADH deficiency
  • FALDH deficiency
  • FAO deficiency
  • Fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase deficiency
  • Ichthyosis, spastic neurologic disorder, and oligophrenia
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.