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Neonatal ALD

Neonatal ALD: Introduction

A genetic disorder that causes damage to the myelin sheath (protective coating of nerve cells) and adrenal gland. Neonatal ALD (neonatal adenoleukodystrophy) can occur in male or female infants and progresses rapidly. Prognosis is poor and death usually occurs 1 to 10 years after symptoms start. ...more »

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