Canavan disease

Overview

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

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/canavan-disease/overview/8493 • DATE UPDATED: 2016-06-16

References

Canavan Disease. OMIM website. Updated October 25, 2012. Retrieved April 29, 2016 from http://www.omim.org/entry/271900

Canavan disease. National Organization for Rare Disorders website. Updated 2015. Retrieved on May 1, 2016 from http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/canavan-disease/

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