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What is Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form?

What is Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form?

  • Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form: A rare inherited disorder involving the adrenal glands, testes and certain parts of the brain (white matter). It is a less severe form of leukodystrophy where an abnormality within the body cells prevents the metabolism of certain fats (long chain fatty acids).

Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form, or a subtype of Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form: Introduction

Types of Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form:

Broader types of Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form:

How serious is Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form?

Prognosis of Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form: death usually within a few years

What causes Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form?

Causes of Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form: see causes of Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form

What are the symptoms of Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form?

Symptoms of Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form: see symptoms of Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form

Onset of Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form: birth or soon after

Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form: Medical Geneticist, Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form.
Treatments for Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form: see treatments for Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form

Name and Aliases of Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form

Main name of condition: Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form

Other names or spellings for Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form:

neonatal adrenoleukodystrophy, NALD

NALD, Neonatal adrenoleukodystrophy
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Adrenoleukodystrophy, autosomal, neonatal form: Related Conditions

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