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What are the tests for leukodystrophies?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine

In brief: Leukodystrophy tests

Neurodevelopmental tests demonstrate the following findings in patients with infantile or early juvenile metachromatic leukodystrophy: •loss of previously achieved developmental milestones •tremors •truncal ataxia •hyperreflexia progressing to hyporeflexia •hypotoniagait abnormalities •optic atrophy neurocognitive tests demonstrate other abnormalities.

In brief: Leukodystrophy tests

Neurodevelopmental tests demonstrate the following findings in patients with infantile or early juvenile metachromatic leukodystrophy: •loss of previously achieved developmental milestones •tremors •truncal ataxia •hyperreflexia progressing to hyporeflexia •hypotoniagait abnormalities •optic atrophy neurocognitive tests demonstrate other abnormalities.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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