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ACID CERAMIDASE DEFICIENCY: WHAT IS ACID CERAMIDASE DEFICIENCY?

Read about acid ceramidase deficiency medical facts: what is the definition of acid ceramidase deficiency, and related acid ceramidase deficiency diseases.

Definition: What is "Acid Ceramidase Deficiency"?

ACID CERAMIDASE DEFICIENCY

Acid Ceramidase deficiency, also known as Farber's disease, is a rare infantile disease that is characterized by multiple ceramide containing nodules underneath the skin. These nodules can cause swelling in the abdominal area, painful swelling of arteries & psychomotor retardation. No specific treatment is yet discovered to treat the disease.

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