Basic Summary for Classic childhood ALD


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Main name of condition: Classic childhood ALD
Other names or spellings: classic childhood adrenoleukodystrophy, classic adrenoleukodystrophy


What is Classic childhood ALD?
  Brief description of Classic childhood ALD: Classic severe form of ALD in boys.
  Parent types of Classic childhood ALD: Adrenoleukodystrophy, Brain conditions, Genetic Disease
  Organs Affected by Classic childhood ALD: brain, spinal cord
Who gets Classic childhood ALD?
  Patient Profile for Classic childhood ALD: usually age 4-10.
  Gender Profile for Classic childhood ALD: Boys only
What causes Classic childhood ALD?
  Class of Condition for Classic childhood ALD: genetic
What are the symptoms of Classic childhood ALD?
  Symptoms of Classic childhood ALD: see symptoms of Classic childhood ALD
Can anyone else get Classic childhood 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.
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Classic childhood ALD: see treatments for Classic childhood ALD

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