Abetalipoproteinemia or Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome is a disease which is inherited and is very rare. In this disease the person is unable to completely absorb the dietary fats via the intestines.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
This syndrome is an autosomal recessive one which means that this trait, disease or disorder can be passed down generations in a family through several ways and this is just one of them. Two of an abnormal gene should be present for this trait to build up. This disorder usually affects Read the rest of this entry »