Canavan disease


Are there other names for Canavan disease?

Canavan disease is known by several other names including,

  • Aspartoacylase deficiency
  • ASPA deficiency
  • ASP deficiency
  • Aminoacylase 2 deficiency
  • ACY2 deficiency
  • Canavan-van Bogaert-Bertrand disease
  • Canavan's leukodystrophy
  • van Bogaert-Bertrand disease

Canavan Disease. OMIM website. Updated October 25, 2012. Retrieved April 29, 2016 from

Canavan disease. National Organization for Rare Disorders website. Updated 2015. Retrieved on May 1, 2016 from

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