• malabsorption
  • Decreased bile flow and micelle formation lead to malabsorption of vitamin E. Neurologic findings are less frequent in adult patients with cholestasis secondary to cirrhosis. (medscape.com)
  • Isolated vitamin E deficiency syndrome - Developing in the absence of fat malabsorption, this syndrome is caused by an autosomal-recessive genetic disorder involving chromosome arm 8q. (medscape.com)