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Children with the most severe form of metachromatic leukodystrophy develop symptoms like trouble walking or poor muscle tone before the age of 30 months.
Their daughter Beatrice had leukodystrophy, a progressive disease of the brain that left her unable to walk or talk.
In 2013, Conte acted as the lawyer for the family of Sofia de Barros, a 4-year-old girl suffering from metachromatic leukodystrophy, an incurable disease of the nervous system.
That was the day a neurologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia explained how my 2-year-old daughter, Cal, had late infantile-onset metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD).
That’s about 30 times the mortality rate of the leukodystrophy that Kefalas’ daughter is battling.
Italian gene therapy researchers have reported comparable results for a similar treatment given to young patients with the brain disease metachromatic leukodystrophy.
Waggoner ordered tests that would tell them definitively whether Kenan had leukodystrophy and, if so, which kind.
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