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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Krabbe disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • Krabbe leukodystrophy
  • Globoid cell leukodystrophy
  • GCL
  • Globoid cell leukoencephalopathy
  • Galactosylceramide beta-galactosidase deficiency
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  • If a couple has a child with Krabbe leukodystrophy, what is the likelihood of having another child with the condition? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Krabbe leukodystrophy
  • Globoid cell leukodystrophy
  • GCL
  • Globoid cell leukoencephalopathy
  • Galactosylceramide beta-galactosidase deficiency
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.