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Acanthocytosis or hereditary abetalipoproteinemia is a rare disease, described for 30 cases.
Abetalipoproteinemia is a rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism that results in poor absorption of dietary fat and vitamin E (9).
Hepatic steatosis may also be present in various clinical states, such as diabetes, obesity, drug reactions (tetracycline, corticosteroids, and amiodarone), exposure to phosphorus, viral infections, inflammatory bowel disease, and pregnancy, and also in childhood diseases, such as Reye syndrome, galactosemia, and abetalipoproteinemia.
Persons with a related syndrome, abetalipoproteinemia (ABL), exhibit extreme limitations in absorbing lipids (dietary fats) through their intestines.