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What is the duration of a lipid storage disorder?

Since lipid storage disorders have no cure, they never disappear once they develop. Also, because they based on a person's genes, they are present from the time of birth. Most have symptoms that appear early in childhood, and persist throughout life. There are a few that do not have large effects until later in life. However, like all lipid storage disorders, once they appear they are permanent.

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How are enzymes involved in lipid storage disorders?
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Lipid storage disorders are the results of faulty genes. These genes normally help the body produce ...
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How are lipid storage disorders passed genetically?
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Certain faulty genes that would normally help produce the enzymes that process lipids are responsibl...
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What is an x-linked lipid storage disorder?
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An x-linked lipid storage disorder is one where the gene responsible is located on the X chromosome....
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Why are lipid storage disorders harmful?
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