The burden of inherited leukodystrophies in children.

@article{Bonkowsky2010TheBO,
  title={The burden of inherited leukodystrophies in children.},
  author={Joshua L Bonkowsky and Christopher M. Nelson and Judith L Kingston and Francis M. Filloux and Michael B. Mundorff and Rajneesh Srivastava},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={75 8},
  pages={718-25}
}
OBJECTIVES Leukodystrophies are diseases of the white matter for which data concerning clinical characteristics, incidence, disease burden, and description of outcomes are sparse. The purpose of our study was to determine the incidence and most common types of inherited leukodystrophies in a population, the mortality and time course of deaths, common neurologic features in patients, and health care costs associated with leukodystrophies. METHODS We conducted a retrospective, hospital- and… CONTINUE READING
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