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X-linked cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy

Disease definition

X-linked cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (X-CALD), a subtype of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD, see this term), is a peroxisomal disease characterized by severe inflammatory demyelination in the brain, and often associated with adrenal insufficiency.

ORPHA:139396

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: X-linked recessive 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: E71.3
  • OMIM: 300100
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 9412
  • MedDRA: -

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