Krabbe's disease

noun
Krab·​be's disease | \ ˈkrab-ēz- How to pronounce Krabbe's disease (audio) \

Medical Definition of Krabbe's disease

: a rapidly progressive demyelinating familial leukoencephalopathy with onset in infancy characterized by irritability followed by tonic convulsions, quadriplegia, blindness, deafness, dementia, and death

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“Krabbe's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Krabbe%27s%20disease. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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