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Galactosialidosis


Other Names for this Disease
  • Cathepsin A deficiency of
  • Goldberg syndrome
  • GSL
  • Lysosomal protective protein deficiency of
  • Neuraminidase deficiency with beta-galactosidase deficiency
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  • My daughter has been diagnosed with galactosialidosis via a lysosomal enzyme assay. A skin biopsy is pending. I am considering a stem cell transplant in the hopes of improving her prognosis. She is just 1 year and 5 months old and has already begun to show symptoms. How is galactosialidosis treated? What is the prognosis? Click here for answer