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Alexander disease

Other Names for this Disease
  • Alexanders leukodystrophy
  • Megalencephaly in infancy accompanied by progressive spasticity and dementia
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Management Guidelines

  • GeneReviews provides current, expert-authored, peer-reviewed, full-text articles describing the application of genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients with specific inherited conditions. Click on the link to view the article on this topic.
  • Johnson CP, Kastner TA. Helping families raise children with special health care needs at home. Pediatrics. 2005; 115(2):507-511.