Medical Dictionary: Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy


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Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy: Another name for Krabbé Disease.
Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy (condition): Brain myelin disorder with various symptoms.

Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy: Krabbé disease is a rare, degenerative disorder of the central and peripheral nervous systems. It is one of a group of genetic disorders called the leukodystrophies that affect the growth of the myelin sheath, the fatty covering-which acts as an insulator-on nerve fibers in the brain. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Krabbe Disease Information Page: NINDS

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