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  • Leukodystrophy refers to a group of genetic conditions that affect the white matter of the brain. 
  • Leukodystrophy causes loss of normal brain functions. 
  • Symptoms of leukodystrophy can vary.
  • Most leukodystrophies do not have a cure, but therapies are being developed that can help stop the condition from getting worse.
  • Supportive treatment can help manage some of the symptoms.

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Reviewed on: 29-09-2019