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Neonatal adrenoleukodystrophy

Neonatal adrenoleukodystrophy

Overview

NALD is an inheritable disorder that affects multiple organs, including the adrenal glands and the white matter of the brain. Some of the symptoms for this disorder include seizures, hyperactivity, crossed eyes, paralysis, hearing loss, and muscular weakness.

Review Date 12/11/2015

Updated by: Chad Haldeman-Englert, MD, FACMG, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section on Medical Genetics, Winston-Salem, NC. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.