hrp0089p3-p414 | Adrenals and HPA Axis P3 | ESPE2018

Is the Third Time Really a Charm? The Story about Three Brothers Suffering from Adrenoleukodystrophy and about HSCT being a Chance to Stop the Unstoppable Disease

Hetman Marta , Kalwak Krzysztof , Barg Ewa

Introduction: Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) is a genetic diseases classified in the group of peroxisomal disorders caused by mutations in ABCD1, a gene located on the X chromosome. It is the most common monogenetically inherited neurodegenerative diseases. X-ALD is an inborn error of metabolism characterized by impaired peroxisomal beta-oxidation of very long-chain fatty acids (VLCFA) with a heterogeneous clinical spectrum. VLCFA accumulate principally in the CNS...