[X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy in a female proband: clinical presentation, biological diagnosis and family consequences].


INTRODUCTION X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) is the most frequent type of leukodystrophy (1/17 000 males). The phenotypic range in male patients varies from the severe cerebral presentations in children to the milder myeloneuropathy and to isolate adrenal insufficiency. More than a half of the carrier females display clinical symptoms over the age of 40… (More)