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Neurodegenerative Disorders


Neurodegenerative diseases are a varied assortment of central nervous system disorders characterized by the gradual and progressive loss of neural tissue or nerve cells.

Examples, Subsets and Synonyms for Neurodegenerative Disorders:

  • Leukodystrophies
    • Adrenoleukodystrophy
    • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
    • Krabbe Disease (globoid cell leukodystrophy)
    • Canavan Disease
    • Alexander Disease
    • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease
  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses

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