Hi Sachin, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
Leukodystrophy is a rare disease that affect the cells of the brain. Especially, it affects the myelin sheath, the material that surrounds and protects nerve cells. Damage to this sheath blocks messages between the brain and the rest of the body. This leads to problems with Movement, Speaking, Vision, Hearing, Mental and physical development. I am sorry to tell you that no treatment is available currently, Medicines, speech therapy and physical therapy might help with symptoms. Research is being done if bone marrowtransplantation as a treatment option would help.
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Hi, i have a two and half month baby who had seizures recently,MRI scans revealed Leukodostrophy for which Torch and TMS (Blood & urine) tests were conducted. Torch showed CMV postive and TMS (both urine and blood) were negative,now the doctors have advised us to give EPTOIN 2 ml twice daily to the baby. can you please advise me as to the cause of the seizure (is it due to leukodostrophy), what are the side effects of this medicine and for how long should this medicine be continued Age of baby: 2.5 months Height : 57 cms weight : 4.46 kgs Please advise Thanks Puneet
Hello doctor,My 3 Years daughter has diagnosed Leukodystrophy after MRI reports. Here is below detail history. She was born normal and had no disability at time of birth and physically also well . she start sitting at the age of 5-6 months. She stared walking at age of 1 Year with support and starts speak as well as normally this age group child can speak like little words like Mama, Ajao etc. when she got 1.5 years she has no such improvement she play with toys but doesn’t walk without support so at the time doctors say that her developments is slow as compared to other but overall she is ok. She play with toys and obey our instruction. But at the age of 2 Year she got ear infection & fever(106) , doctor advised that give her shower with fresh water ASAP to control his fever as well advised some antibiotics . After her recovery it was observed later 2-3 months that she did not respond on our calling. Moreover she stop speaking and reduce her physical activities. At that time she was again medical checkup completely and found infection in her inner ears. Moreover doctors has evaluate his development and reports that she is cerebral palsy and recommend for therapies. We have continue her therapies to treat Cerebral palsy. but there was no improvement. Then her MRI was performed and following results are reported. Multiecho Multiplanar images through the brain were performed. Bilateral symmetrical T2W hyper intense signal abnormality seen along centrum semiovale and periventricular white matter suggestive of leukodystrophy. Ventricular system and extra-ventricular CSF spaces are prominent. No evidence of intra extra axial mass or hemorrhage, Brainstem and both cerebellar hemispheres appear normal. Pituitary gland and optic chiasm are normal. 7th &8th nerve complexes are normal & symmetrical bilaterally. Conclusion : Bilateral symmetrical T2W hyper intense signal abnormally along ceutrum semiovale and periventricular white matter suggestive of Leukodystrophy.. One more thing it is very difficult to feed her from beginning because mostly she pull out food from mouth and some time to vomit. . We like to know is any homeopathic medicine present to treat her or make her life back in full swing. Any help in this case would be highly appreciated. Best regards MUSTAFA P: +0923 004 116 117
Hello, My Daughter is 3.2 years old and is suffering from Leukodystrophy. We had visited many hospitals and did many test to identify what s the exact problem. Doctors are saying that it s a leukodystrophy My Daughter is healthy and can speak around 50 words and can understand almost everything. her eye sight is normal. And now when she was 3 able to stand and walk on his own. she plays well with his 2 elder sisters both are normal and likes other kids very much. He occationally gets seizures and fits, which will stay for 10 to 15 minutes. He currently on medication to control seizures. (Sezonil and apitone) We are staying in Islamabad pakistan. We are eagerly looking for a help for my daughter. We are trying to know if the usage of Homeopathy can help my son. Any suggestions will be appreciated. amad mumtaz YYYY@YYYY
Hello, my little step brother is 12 years old, and he has been showing several of the signs of the rare disease known as Adrenoleukodystrophy (or ALD). I have been looking into this quite a bit recently, and I also noticed that he fits the criteria perfectly for Opposition Defiant Disorder (ODD). His symptoms that I noticed for him as far as ALD goes include progressive loss of hearing, unnaturally frequent tantrums, extreme defiance against anyone, slight aggressiveness towards his friends, and he has pretty bad eye sight. He doesn t have any serious symptoms like seizures or limpness on his body or anything like that, but the minor symptoms still show... What do you think?
hey I am a physiotherapist and i have come across with a 5 years old child suffering from leukodystrophy of unknown type.he is completely dependent with mental retardation,motor loss,hypertonia,cross legged posture in lower limb.can you guide me to refer him further for treatment?i have no idea if theres any treatment for the disease.
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