LCHAD deficiency is a disease that prevents the body from burning certain fats for energy. The age of onset is typically in infancy, and symptoms include feeding problems, lethargy, hypoglycemia, hypotonia, liver problems, abnormalities of the retina, muscle pain, muscle breakdown, and peripheral neuropathy. The disease also has increased heart problems, breathing difficulties, coma, and sudden death risks. The condition can be managed with a strict diet and avoiding periods of fasting. The incidence of LCHAD deficiency is unknown.