"Wolman Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The severe infantile form of inherited lysosomal lipid storage diseases due to deficiency of acid lipase (STEROL ESTERASE). It is characterized by the accumulation of neutral lipids, particularly CHOLESTEROL ESTERS in leukocytes, fibroblasts, and hepatocytes. It is also known as Wolman's xanthomatosis and is an allelic variant of CHOLESTEROL ESTER STORAGE DISEASE.
- Wolman Disease
- Disease, Wolman
- Xanthomatosis, Wolman's
- Wolman's Xanthomatosis
- Xanthomatosis, Wolman
- Xanthomatosis, Wolmans
- Wolman's Disease
- Disease, Wolman's
- Wolmans Disease
- Xanthomatosis, Familial
- Familial Xanthomatoses
- Familial Xanthomatosis
- Xanthomatoses, Familial
- Acid Cholesteryl Ester Hydrolase Deficiency, Wolman Type
- Liposomal Acid Lipase Deficiency, Wolman Type
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