Metachromatic leukodystrophy

MLD; Arylsulfatase A deficiency; Leukodystrophy - metachromatic; ARSA deficiency

Metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) is a genetic disorder that affects nerves, muscles, other organs, and behavior. It slowly gets worse over time.

Central nervous system and peripheral nervous system

The central nervous system is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes all peripheral nerves.

Causes

Symptoms

Exams and Tests

Treatment

Support Groups

Outlook (Prognosis)

Prevention