A killer Disease Found in infants by clayton belt 4th period

Description of Krabbes Disease

Krabbes disease is an degenrative disorder that affects the nervous system. This disease is caused by a shortage of an enzyme called galactosylcermidose.

Causes of krabbes disease

This condition is inherited in an autosomol recessive pattern , which means both copies of the gene in each cell have mutations. The parents of an indivdual with an autosamal recessive condition each carry one copy of the mutated gene, but they typically do not show signs and symptoms of the condition.

Long term effects of krabbes disease

Krabbes disease begins before the age of 1 and includes irritability, muscle weakness, feeding difficulties, episodes of fever without any sign of infection, stiff posture and slowed mental and physical development. longer term effects are vision loss, seizures, walking difficulties, and initial symptoms.

treatments of krabbes disease

currently there are no cures for krabbes disease but with the years passing and technology advancing hopefully we can find a cure or a way to slow down the process.