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What is N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase?

What is N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase?

  • N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase: A very rare enzyme deficiency (N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase) which can occur in three forms: type I (infantile-onset neuroaxonal dystrophy), type II or Kanzaki disease (adult-onset) and type III (mild or moderate form).

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

N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase: Introduction

Types of N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase:

Broader types of N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase:

What causes N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase?

Causes of N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase: see causes of N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase

What are the symptoms of N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase?

Symptoms of N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase: see symptoms of N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase.
Treatments for N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase: see treatments for N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase

Name and Aliases of N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase

Main name of condition: N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase

Other names or spellings for N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase:

NAGA deficiency, Lysosomal Alpha-N-Acetylgalactosaminidase Deficiency, NAGA, Alpha-galactosidase B, GALB, N-acetyl-alpha-D-galactosaminidase deficiency

Alpha-galactosidase B, GALB, Lysosomal Alpha-N-Acetylgalactosaminidase Deficiency, NAGA
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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