Leukodystrophy
Leukodystrophy is group of disorders characterized by degeneration of the white matter in the brain. The leukodystrophies are caused by imperfect growth or development of the myelin sheath, the fatty ...
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Pelizaeus–Merzbacher disease
Pelizaeus–Merzbacher disease (PMD) is a rare central nervous system disorder in which coordination, motor abilities, and intellectual function are delayed to variable extents.
The disease is one i...
Krabbe disease
Krabbe disease (also known as globoid cell leukodystrophy or galactosylceramide lipidosis) is a rare, often fatal degenerative disorder that affects the myelin sheath of the nervous system. It is a fo...
Zellweger syndrome
Zellweger syndrome, also called cerebrohepatorenal syndrome, is a rare congenital disorder characterized by the reduction or absence of functional peroxisomes in the cells of an individual. It is one ...
Alexander disease
Alexander disease, also known as fibrinoid leukodystrophy, is a progressive and fatal neurodegenerative disease. It is a rare genetic disorder and mostly affects infants and children, causing developm...
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Canavan disease
Canavan disease, also called Canavan-Van Bogaert-Bertrand disease is an autosomal recessive degenerative disorder that causes progressive damage to nerve cells in the brain, and is one of the most com...
Metachromatic leukodystrophy
Metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD, also called Arylsulfatase A deficiency) is a lysosomal storage disease which is commonly listed in the family of leukodystrophies as well as among the sphingolipido...
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Lorenzo Odone
Lorenzo Michael Murphy Odone (May 29, 1978 – May 30, 2008) was an Italian-American adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) patient whose parents, Augusto and Michaela Odone, sought a treatment for the disease and ...
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Greenberg v. Miami Children's Hospital Research Institute
Greenberg v. Miami Children's Hospital Research Institute was a May 29, 2003, decision by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida which ruled that individuals do not own ...
Adrenoleukodystrophy
Adrenoleukodystrophy (also known as X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy, ALD, X-ALD, adrenomyeloneuropathy, AMN, Siemerling–Creutzfeldt disease or bronze Schilder disease) is a disorder of peroxisomal fatty...