Neurological Sciences

, Volume 22, Supplement 2, pp S108–S112 | Cite as

Genetic leukoencephalopathies with unknown metabolic pathogenesis

  • A. Federico
  • A. Rufa
  • C. Battisti
  • S. Bianchi
  • E. Cardaioli
  • P. Da Pozzo
  • N. De Stefano
  • P. Formichi
  • F. Sicurelli
  • M. T. Dotti

Abstract.

The authors describe the principal forms of genetic leucodystrophies with unknown metabolic pathogenesis, indicating their main clinical signs and the new findings concerning the molecular genetic that are useful for the laboratory confirmation of the clinical suspicion.

Key words Leukodystrophies White matter disorders Neurodegenerative diseases 

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© Springer-Verlag Italia 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Federico
    • 1
  • A. Rufa
    • 1
  • C. Battisti
    • 1
  • S. Bianchi
    • 1
  • E. Cardaioli
    • 1
  • P. Da Pozzo
    • 1
  • N. De Stefano
    • 1
  • P. Formichi
    • 1
  • F. Sicurelli
    • 1
  • M. T. Dotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurometabolic Diseases Unit, Research Center for Neurohandicap, Medical School, University of Siena, Viale Bracci 2, I-53100 Siena, ItalyIT

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