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What exactly is aldrino leukodystrophy?

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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
Genetic disorder: Adrenoleukodystrophy is genetic disorder that mainly affects males and results in the accumulation of very-long chain fatty acids in tissues throughout the body, mainly the central nervous system and the adrenal cortex, causing progressive neurodegenrative changes and adrenal insufficiency respectively. Prognosis not good unfortunately.
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