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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Salla disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • Sialuria, Finnish type
  • SD
  • Free sialic acid storage disease
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  • They have diagnosed my niece with Salla disease. I understand that this is a very rare disease and that its main origin is Finland. Can you please let me know the life expectancy and quality of life we can expect? My niece is 7 years old. It has taken them 6 years to finally come up with this diagnosis. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Sialuria, Finnish type
  • SD
  • Free sialic acid storage disease
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.