Alexander disease: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Reichard1996AlexanderDA,
  title={Alexander disease: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={E. A. P. Reichard and William S. Ball and Kevin E. Bove},
  journal={Pediatric pathology & laboratory medicine : journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology, affiliated with the International Paediatric Pathology Association},
  year={1996},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          327-43
        }
}
  • E. A. P. Reichard, William S. Ball, Kevin E. Bove
  • Published in
    Pediatric pathology…
    1996
  • Medicine
  • Alexander disease (AD) is a rare progressive lethal leukodystrophy usually affecting infants and characterized by progressive failure of central myelination and accumulation of Rosenthal fibers (RFs) in astrocytes. Despite strong male predilection and infrequency of involved siblings, an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance is presumed. We report a typical case of infantile AD with imaging studies, a complete autopsy, and a critical literature review. Recent studies of AD have identified… CONTINUE READING

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