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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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  • 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. 
Other Names for this Disease
  • Alexanders leukodystrophy
  • Megalencephaly in infancy accompanied by progressive spasticity and dementia
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.