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Neonatal adrenoleukodystrophy

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

Review Date: 12/1/2011
Reviewed By: John Goldenring, MD, MPH, JD. Pediatrician with the Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, San Diego, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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