Krabbe Disease in the Arab World

  • Hatem Zayed
  • Published 2015 in Journal of pediatric genetics


The autosomal recessive inherited Krabbe disease (KD) is a devastating pediatric lysosomal storage disorder affecting white matter of the brain. It is caused by mutations in the gene coding for the lysosomal enzyme galactocerebrosidase. While most patients present with symptoms within the first 6 months of life, others present later in life throughout… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1554981


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