An overview of the defects in various sphingolipidoses. This group of disorders is due to defects in the breakdown of sphingolipids, which include sphingomyelin, cerebrosides and gangliosides (adapted under a Creative Commons license from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Inborn_errors_of_metabolism.svg)

Ingo Helbig

Child Neurology Fellow and epilepsy genetics researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), USA and Department of Neuropediatrics, Kiel, Germany

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