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Leukoencephalopathy with vanishing white matter


Other Names for this Disease
  • Childhood ataxia with diffuse central nervous system hypomyelination
  • CACH syndrome
  • CACH/VWM syndrome
  • Myelinosis centralis diffusa
  • Cree leukoencehalopathy
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Childhood ataxia with diffuse central nervous system hypomyelination
  • CACH syndrome
  • CACH/VWM syndrome
  • Myelinosis centralis diffusa
  • Cree leukoencehalopathy
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.