Failure of beta interferon therapy in X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy


Sir: Cerebral X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) is a rapidly progressive neurodegenerative disorder of childhood associated with elevated very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA). No available therapy has decisively influenced the neurological deterioration in affected patients. The administration of glycerol trioleate and glycerol trierucate (Lorenzo's oil… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02002922


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@article{Korenke1996FailureOB, title={Failure of beta interferon therapy in X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy}, author={Georg Christoph Korenke and H. -J. Christen and Donald H. Hunneman and Folker A Hanefeld}, journal={European Journal of Pediatrics}, year={1996}, volume={155}, pages={833-833} }