metachromatic leukodystrophymedical dictionary

<radiology> Dysmyelinating disease, autosomal recessive, aryl sulfatase A -- absent from urine and serum, most present by 2 yrs, die at 3-4 yrs, may arise at any age, CT: decreased density of white matter, primarily in centrum semiovale, with or without focal gall bladder defects (!)

(12 Dec 1998)