DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Krabbe disease

Krabbe disease [DOID:10587]

Krabbe disease (also known as globoid cell leukodystrophy or galactosylceramide lipidosis) is a rare, often fatal degenerative disorder that affects the myelin sheath of the nervous system. This condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern. The disease is named after the Danish neurologist Knud Haraldsen Krabbe.

Synonyms:  Krabbe disease,  DOID:10587,  Krabbe disorder,  Krabbe syndrome,  Diffuse globoid body sclerosis ...