X-linked cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy
A progressive peroxisomal disease characterized by endocrine dysfunction (adrenal failure and sometimes testicular insufficiency) progressive myelopathy and peripheral neuropathy and leukodystrophy. Age of onset is highly variable but often in the first decade.
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