Adult-onset leukodystrophies

@article{Baumann2000AdultonsetL,
  title={Adult-onset leukodystrophies},
  author={N. Baumann and J. Turpin},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={247},
  pages={751-759}
}
  • N. Baumann, J. Turpin
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neurology
  • Abstract Leukodystrophies are genetic metabolic diseases which generally occur in early childhood at the time of myelination. Surprisingly, these diseases can also occur during adulthood. Adult forms have various clinical presentations which reflect degenerative diseases of the nervous system. The course may last for decades. This contribution describes the main features of adult leukodystrophies and indicated those for which a biochemical and molecular diagnosis are possible. Other articles… CONTINUE READING
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