Canavan disease is a rare autosomal recessive leukodystrophy, which means both copies of the affected gene in each cell have mutations.
The word "cerebral" refers to the brain, and "palsy" to difficulty controlling movement. Cerebral palsy is neither progressive nor communicable. Although it is not curable, medical and therapy intervention can help. Depending on which part of the brain has been injured, different areas of the body...
Cerebrotendinous xanthomathosis (CTX) is a rare autosomal recessive leukodystrophy, which means both copies of the affected gene in each cell have mutations.
Choreoathetosis is a disorder that results in involuntary in several parts of the body, including the limbs, trunk, and facial muscles. Learn more about symptoms, and the treatment options available at Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Chronic abdominal pain is persistent abdominal (stomach or belly) pain that causes constant or recurring bouts of discomfort for at least three months
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) can develop suddenly and last for years. It is characterized by intense fatigue, and its symptoms can worsen with mental or physical activity.
Chronic daily headaches are defined as tension-type headaches or migraines that occur more than 15 days a month. Chronic headaches or migraines can be caused by a number of factors.
Chronic pain after injury or surgery is considered rare. However, it can still develop. This is true for patients of any age, including adults or children.
Speech, language and communication disorders are problems in communication and related areas such as oral motor function. Causes of can include hearing loss, neurological disorders, brain injury, intellectual disabilities, drug abuse, physical impairments and vocal abuse or misuse.
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic (lasting greater than six months) pain condition, usually in the arm, leg, hand, or foot.