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Suffering from leukodystrophy, operated for spinal meningoeoela. CT scan done, no abnormal or para vertebral tissue shadow. How can patient be saved?

Dear Sir, 1. I have an patient age about 12 Years male, suffering form Leukodystrophy clinically fits into Canavan s spongiform Leukodystrophy. 2. The child was operated at the 7th day of his life for spinal meningoeoela. 3. At that time CT scan brain was done which shows No abnormal pre or para vertebral soft tissue shadow is seen. Vertebral bodies and appendages are intact. Pediciles are intact. IV disc spaces are preserved. Ct scan brain is attached. Kindly if you can advice if something can be done to save him. I will be waiting for your reply.
Asked On : Thu, 1 Nov 2012
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leukodystrophy is a progressive disorder with no cure in modern medicine. However good results have been seen by stem cell therapy in such cases at research level only. We have treated some patients of this kind at our center with stem cell transplant
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