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What condition is also known as krabbe leukodystrophy?
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Globoid cell: This is one of the leukodystrophies, a genetic disease, of the nervous system. Myelin, the covering around nerves, is destroyed causing brain damage. There is a deficiency of the enzyme, galactocerebrosidase. This disease mostly affects infants but can occur at any age. Unfortunately there is no cure.
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