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What is Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy?

What is Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy?

  • Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy: Degeneration of the brain white matter. The condition tends to progress relatively slowly but a sudden deterioration of symptoms can occur after a head trauma or an illness involving fever. Some degree of recovery can occur after the sudden deterioration but other cases can result in coma and death. Survival is possible into the third decade.

Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy: Introduction

Types of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy:

Broader types of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy:

How serious is Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy?

Prognosis of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy: death occurs from a few years to a few decades after onset
Complications of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy: see complications of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy

What causes Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy?

Causes of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy: see causes of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy

What are the symptoms of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy?

Symptoms of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy: see symptoms of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy

Complications of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy: see complications of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy

Onset of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy: variable

Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy.
Treatments for Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy: see treatments for Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy

Name of Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy

Main name of condition: Vanishing white matter leukodystrophy

 

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