DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Krabbe disease

Krabbe disease [DOID:10587]

An extrapulmonary tuberculosis that results_in lymphocyte-predominant exudative pleural effusion, located_in pleura. This results from an allergic response to tuberculoprotein causing the permeabiltity of the pleural vasculature to alter leading to a sub-pleural caseous focus rupture into the pleural sac.

Synonyms:  Krabbe disease,  DOID:10587,  Krabbe disorder,  Krabbe syndrome,  beta galactocerebrosidase deficiency ...

Linkouts:  OMIM #1 #2