Prevention of deterioration in metachromatic leukodystrophy by bone marrow transplantation.

The first girl in a family was affected with late infantile metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) and had the expected characteristic central nervous system progressive deterioration, which resulted in decerebration and death. The second girl (propositus) demonstrated similar symptoms and signs at the same age. Both girls had characteristically low… CONTINUE READING