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Krabbe disease

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Krabbe disease is an autosomal recessive degenerative disease affecting the myelin sheath which is often fatal. Krabbe disease is also known as globoid cell leukodystrophy, galactosylceramide lipidosis, galactosylceramide beta-galactosidase deficiency, galactocerebrosidase deficiency and GALC deficiency.Wikipedia

Krabbe disease is caused by mutations in the GALC gene located on chromosome 14, and there are both early-onset and adult-onset forms. In infants, the disease is generally fatal before age two. Patients with late-onset Krabbe disease tend to have a slower progression of the disease and live significantly longer. Krabbe disease occurs in about one in 100,000 births.Wikipedia