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Definition

An autosomal recessive, inborn error of metabolism characterized by variable mitochondrial dysfunction. Clinical features range from severe cardiac and respiratory insufficiency with onset in infancy and resulting in early death, to mild muscle weakness with onset in adulthood. Some patients show significant improvement with riboflavin treatment. Analysis of skeletal muscle show multiple mitochondrial respiratory chain deficiency and a lipid storage myopathy in most patients.

Acronym

LSMFLAD

Synonyms

Lipid storage myopathy due to FLAD1 deficiency