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Familial infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy -- late infantile

Familial infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy -- late infantile: Introduction

Familial infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy -- late infantile: An infantile form of an inherited biochemical disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme called cerebroside sulfatase. The enzyme deficiency causes cerebroside sulfate to build up within the body and causes damage to the nervous system including the brain. The late infantile form of this disease is much more common than the juvenile or adult form. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Familial infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy -- late infantile is available below.

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Familial infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy -- late infantile: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Familial infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy -- late infantile

Prognosis for Familial infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy -- late infantile: death usually occurs between one and four years after symptoms start.

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  1. Familial infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy -- late infantile: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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