Adult Refsum disease

Adult Refsum disease (ARD) is a rare genetic disease that causes weakness or numbness of the hands and feet (peripheral neuropathy). Due to a genetic abnormality, people with ARD disease lack the enzyme in peroxisomes that break down phytanic acid ...1

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Names and Terminology

Synonym(s): Phytanic Acid Storage Disease, Heredopathia Atactica Polyneuritiformis ...Source: NINDS (NIH)2 ...

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References

  1. Source: NINDS (NIH): ninds.nih.gov/ disorders/ refsum/ refsum.htm
  2. ibid.

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