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Each of the pregnancies had included use of the drug during the first three months of pregnancy. This period, referred to as the first trimester, is a critical and sensitive time during which all of the organs begin to develop. Chemical insults during this part of pregnancy often result in abnormal formation of internal organs with or without external abnormalities. Common side effects of Accutane are chapped lips, dry skin with itching, mild nosebleeds, joint and Each of the 154 pregnancies had been voluntarily reported to either the FDA or CDC.

Lipids bind to protein (lipoprotein) so they can be absorbed in the intestine, transferred through the blood, and taken up by cells and tissues throughout the body. There are many different lipoprotein complexes in the body. One group, the betalipoproteins, must combine with another protein, microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP). ABL is caused by abnormalities in the gene that codes for MTP. When MTP is nonfunctional or missing, then betalipoproteins will also be G A LE EN CY C LO PE DI A O F G E NE TI C D I SO RD E RS 3 7 Abetalipoproteinemia QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR DOCTOR National Society of Genetic Counselors.

Any couple whose child is diagnosed with ABL should be referred for genetic counseling to obtain the most up-to-date information. Treatment and management The recommended treatments for ABL include diet restrictions and vitamin supplementation. Reduced triglyceride content in the diet is suggested if intestinal symptoms require it. Large supplemental doses of vitamin E (tocopherol) have been shown to lessen or even reverse the neurological, muscular, and retinal symptoms in many cases. Supplementation with a water-soluble form of vitamin A is also suggested.

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