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Description

Farber lipogranulomatosis is a rare, inherited disorder that affects the metabolism of lipids (fats). It is characterized by the accumulation of fat droplets in the cells of the liver, spleen, and bone marrow. Symptoms of the disorder include enlarged liver and spleen, bone pain, and anemia. Treatment typically involves dietary changes and medications to reduce the amount of fat in the body.

Synonyms
  • acid ceramidase deficiency
  • ceramidase deficiency
  • Farber disease
  • Farber lipogranulomatosis
  • N-acylsphingosine amidohydrolase deficiency
  • N-laurylsphingosine deacylase deficiency
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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