Dermatoleukodystrophy

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Synonyms: Cutis laxa-leukodystrophy

A rare leukodystrophy characterized by congenital thickened wrinkled skin showing loss of elasticity in combination with childhood onset of rapidly progressive generalized cognitive and motor impairment quickly resulting in a vegetative state and early death. Neuropathologic examination reveals neuroaxonal leukodystrophy with numerous neuroaxonal spheroids and diffuse loss of axons and myelin sheaths.

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