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Prognosis of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

Prognosis of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy: Poor. Life-shortening. Often death 3-6 years after onset for infantile form; death within 6-14 years of onset for other forms. ...see also Overview of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

Prognosis for Metachromatic Leukodystrophy: The prognosis for MLD is poor. Death generally occurs within 6 to 14 years after onset of symptoms. In the infantile form death may occur between 3 and 6 years after onset. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Metachromatic Leukodystrophy Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

Complications:

Complications of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy may include:

Complications of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy from the Diseases Database include:


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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy usually refers to the likely outcome of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy. The prognosis of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy may include the duration of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, chances of complications of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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