Jan Luyten

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We describe seven Dutch patients from six families with a slowly progressive, mainly spinal cord syndrome that remained for many years the sole expression of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX). MRI demonstrated white matter abnormalities in the lateral and dorsal columns of the spinal cord. Post-mortem examination of one of the patients showed extensive(More)
Two types of myoadenylate deaminase (MAD) deficiency have been described, primary or inherited, and secondary or acquired MAD deficiency. In this study, we investigated whether secondary MAD deficiency is indeed acquired or merely coincidental. We demonstrated the same underlying molecular defect, a C34T transition, in both types of deficiency. Furthermore,(More)
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