Chapter 40. Fatty Acid Mitochondrial Disorders

  1. Richard Hughes6,
  2. Michael Brainin7 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus8
  1. C. Angelini1,
  2. A. Federico2,
  3. H. Reichmann3,
  4. A. Lombes4,
  5. P. Chinnery5 and
  6. D. Turnbull5

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch40

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

Angelini, C., Federico, A., Reichmann, H., Lombes, A., Chinnery, P. and Turnbull, D. (2006) Fatty Acid Mitochondrial Disorders, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch40

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 7

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 8

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, University of Padova, Italy

  2. 2

    Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena, Italy

  3. 3

    Neurologischen Universitaetsklinik Universitaetsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus der Technischen Universität Dresden

  4. 4

    Unite de recherche INSERM 153, Hopital de la Salpetriere, Paris

  5. 5

    Department of Neurology, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279



  • fatty acid mitochondrial disorders;
  • carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency;
  • riboflavin;
  • carnitine;
  • beta-oxidation


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Background

  • Search strategy

  • Results

  • Acknowledgements