Adrenoleukodystrophy

Treatment

Are there symptom specific treatments for adrenoleukodystrophy?

Other specific treatments for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy will depend on the patient’s specific symptoms. For example, therapies including physical or occupational therapy may help the patient deal with symptoms of pain or spasticity.

Source: Helman, G., Van Haren, K., Bonkowsky, J. L., Bernard, G., Pizzino, A., Braverman, N., ... & van der Knaap, M. S. (2015). Disease specific therapies in leukodystrophies and leukoencephalopathies. Molecular genetics and metabolism, 114(4), 527-536.

Kennedy Krieger Adrenoleukodystrophy Fact Sheet. https://www.kennedykrieger.org/sites/default/files/diagnoses_disorder_related_factsheets/01-09_factsheet.pdf

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