ACID CERAMIDASE DEFICIENCY: WHAT IS ACID CERAMIDASE DEFICIENCY?
Definition: What is "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.