Introduction: Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease


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Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease: Rare brain myelin disorder.

Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease: Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease is a rare, progressive, degenerative central nervous system disorder in which coordination, motor abilities, and intellectual function deteriorate. The disease is one of a group of genetic disorders called the leukodystrophies that affect 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 Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease Information Page: NINDS

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