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Adrenomyeloneuropathy

Adrenomyeloneuropathy: Introduction

Adrenomyeloneuropathy: A form of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy characterized by spinal cord dysfunction and brain involvement may or may not be present. Those with brain involvement suffer serious symptoms that can eventually lead to total disability and even death. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Adrenomyeloneuropathy is available below.

Symptoms of Adrenomyeloneuropathy

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Adrenomyeloneuropathy: Complications

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Causes of Adrenomyeloneuropathy

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Adrenomyeloneuropathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Adrenomyeloneuropathy: Rare Types

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Definitions of Adrenomyeloneuropathy:

A syndrome combining the characteristics of adrenocortical insufficiency (Addison disease) with those of cerebral sclerosis (Schilder disease). Skin bronzing and sclerosis of the brain and demyelination are the principal manifestations. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

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More information about Adrenomyeloneuropathy

  1. Adrenomyeloneuropathy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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