Basic Summary for Adult-onset ALD


Main name of condition: Adult-onset ALD
Other names or spellings: adult-onset adrenoleukodystrophy, adult adrenoleukodystrophy

What is Adult-onset ALD?
  Brief description of Adult-onset ALD: Form of ALD in adults.
  Parent types of Adult-onset ALD: Adrenoleukodystrophy, Brain conditions, Genetic Disease
  Organs Affected by Adult-onset ALD: brain, spinal cord
Who gets Adult-onset ALD?
  Patient Profile for Adult-onset ALD: Usually age 21-35
What causes Adult-onset ALD?
  Class of Condition for Adult-onset ALD: genetic
What are the symptoms of Adult-onset ALD?
  Symptoms of Adult-onset ALD: see symptoms of Adult-onset ALD
Can anyone else get Adult-onset ALD?
  Contagion of genetic conditions: generally not; see details in contagion of genetic diseases.
  Inheritance of genetic conditions: see details in inheritance of genetic diseases.

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