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A rare disease a day: Krabbe Disease

Following on from past installments of “A rare disease a day” Hunter syndrome, Gaucher disease, Tay-Sachs, Morquio syndrome, Fabry disease and Sanfilippo syndrome it is now the turn of Krabbe Disease. Krabbe disease (also known as globoid cell leukodystrophy or galactosylceramide lipidosis) is an often fatal degenerative disorder affecting the myelin sheath of the nervous …

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