acid lipase deficiency(redirected from Acid lipase disease)
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acid lipase deficiency
One of two autosomal recessive illnesses in which the body lacks an enzyme for metabolizing fats, causing cholesterol, oils, or waxes to accumulate in abnormal amounts in the body. The acid lipase diseases are Wolman disease and cholesterol ester storage disease. Synonym: acid lipase diseaseAcid lipase disease.
See also: deficiency