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ESPE 2014

Dublin, Ireland
18 Sep 2014 - 20 Sep 2014

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Dublin, Ireland; 18-20 September 2014. Further information

Plenary Lectures

Gene Therapy

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Gene Therapy

Aubourg P

Background: X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) presents with two phenotypes: i) an adult form (adrenomyeloneuropathy, AMN), that involves axonal tracts without demyelination within the spinal cord and affects adult males and more than 80% of X-ALD heterozygote women in adulthood resulting in severe paraplegia. This far the most frequent form of X-ALD. AddisonÂ’s disease is very rare in X-ALD women but frequent in adult AMN males, very often with onset years or decades b...