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What are the tests for leukodystrophies?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Leukodystrophy tests: Neurodevelopmental tests demonstrate the following findings in patients with infantile or early juvenile metachromatic leukodystrophy: •loss of previously achieved developmental milestonestremors •truncal ataxiahyperreflexia progressing to hyporeflexia •hypotoniagait abnormalities •optic atrophy neurocognitive tests demonstrate other abnormalities.

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What are the tests for leukodystrophy?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Leukodystrophy tests: Neurodevelopmental tests demonstrate the following findings in patients with infantile or early juvenile metachromatic leukodystrophy: •loss of previously achieved developmental milestonestremors •truncal ataxiahyperreflexia progressing to hyporeflexia •hypotoniagait abnormalities •optic atrophy neurocognitive tests demonstrate other abnormalities.
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What is leukodystrophy?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Childhood: This is a class of hereditary disorders affecting the white matter of the brain mainly presenting in childhood. The diseases may vary in extent and pace, but often affect walking, cognition, and may be associated with epilepsy. More information may be found on mayo clinic site or www.Aan.Com.

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