leukodystrophy

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leukodystrophy

(ˌluːkəʊˈdɪstrəfɪ)
n, pl -phies
(Pathology) pathol any of several progressive disorders characterized by the degeneration of white matter or myelin
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Krabbe's or globoid cell leukodystrophy also has predominant periventricular white matter involvement, but also has hypointense thalami due to calcifications (12) and early cerebellar involvement seen as alternating halos.
Globoid cell leukodystrophy (GLD) or Krabbe disease (KD) is an inherited neurodegenerative lysosomal enzyme disorder affecting the central and peripheral nervous systems.
Bone marrow transplantation for globoid cell leukodystrophy, adrenoleukodystrophy, metachromatic leukodystrophy, and Hurler syndrome.