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Glossary for Progressive global delay due to diseases affecting the white matter in children

Medical terms related to Progressive global delay due to diseases affecting the white matter in children or mentioned in this section include:

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  • Alexander Syndrome: Brain myelin disorder causing mental degeneration.
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Canavan disease: Rare genetic degenerative brain disease in infants.
  • Cognitive impairment: General loss of mental or cognitive ability
  • Developmental problems: Physical or mental development difficulty.
  • Galactosemia: Accumulation of galactose in the blood leading to mental retardation and failure to thrive if not corrected.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Maple syrup urine disease: An inherited metabolic disorder involving amino acid metabolism and characterized by a sweet smelling urine, similar to maple syrup.
  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy: An inherited biochemical deficiency involving a deficiency of the enzyme called arylsulfatase A which leads to a harmful buildup of fatty material in the body.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Personality symptoms: Symptoms or changes to the personality.
  • Phenylketonuria: A metabolic disorder where there is a deficiency of the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase which leads to a harmful buildup of the phenylalanine in the body. Normally the phenylalanine is converted into tyrosine. The severity of the symptoms can range from severe enough to cause mental retardation to mild enough not to require treatment. Severity is determined by the level of impairment of enzyme activity of phenylalanine hydroxylase.
  • Progressive global delay due to diseases affecting the white matter: Progressive global delay due to diseases affecting the white matter refers to delays in developing speech, language, motor, and/or social skills that is due to a disease of the brain's white matter that is ongoing and increases in severity over time.
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  • Whitening: Whitening or reduced coloring of the skin

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