Neuroaxonal dystrophy, infantile

Common Name(s)

Neuroaxonal dystrophy, infantile, Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (INAD)

Neuroaxonal dystrophy, infantile is a type of lipid storage disorder that primarily affects the nervous system. It has two forms, a classical form and an atypical form. It is usually diagnosed in infancy or early childhood and is characterized by a progressive loss of vision, and physical and mental skills. Most cases are caused by mutations in the PLA2G6 gene. There is evidence that at least one other gene may be involved. Neuroaxonal dystrophy, infantile is inherited in an autosomal recessive fashion. Click here to learn more about autosomal recessive inheritance.
 

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NBIA Disorders Association

In our drive to find a cure for Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation (NBIA), we provide support to families, educate the public and accelerate research with collaborators from around the world.

http://www.NBIAdisorders.org

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Neuroaxonal dystrophy, infantile" for support, advocacy or research.

NBIA Disorders Association

In our drive to find a cure for Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation (NBIA), we provide support to families, educate the public and accelerate research with collaborators from around the world.

http://www.NBIAdisorders.org

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2013

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