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What does X-ALD stand for?

X-ALD stands for X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy (disease)


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The exact impact of inclusion of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy on the uniform newborn screening panel cannot be completely predicted, but based on the information that we already have, we can estimate it will have a significant impact on the acute and sometimes catastrophic effects of adrenal insufficiency and will reduce the numbers of boys with ALD who are ineligible for the life- saving therapy of bone marrow transplantation because they are identified at a time when the brain disease is too advanced.
We knew that early oxidative damage and bioenergetic dysfunction underlay the late onset degeneration of nerve fibres observed in the mouse model of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD), the most frequently inherited leukodystrophy, so we looked at mitochondria for further clues.