Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD)

Also known as Alysulfatase A deficiency

A condition resulting in progressive loss of neurological and movement abilities. There are three forms of the disease based on when symptoms occur: late-infantile, juvenile, and adult. The initial symptoms and rate of progression vary but all patients eventually lose their motor and intellectual function. Shortened life expectancy. Cognitive impairment. Physical impairment.

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