Christensen-Krabbe disease

po·li·o·dys·tro·phi·a ce·re·bri pro·gres·si·va in·fan·ti·lis

[MIM*203700]
autosomal recessively inherited progressive spastic paresis of extremities with progressive mental deterioration, with development of seizures, blindness, and deafness, beginning during the first year of life, and with destruction and disorganization of nerve cells of the cerebral cortex.

Christensen-Krabbe disease

(1) Alpers’ disease.
(2) Globoid cell leukodystrophy.

Christensen,

Erna, Danish pathologist, 1906-1967.
Christensen-Krabbe disease - familial progressive spastic paresis of extremities with destruction and disorganization of nerve cells of the cerebral cortex. Synonym(s): poliodystrophia cerebri progressiva infantalis

Krabbe,

Knud Haraldsen, Danish neurologist, 1885-1961.
Christensen-Krabbe disease - see under Christensen
Krabbe disease - a metabolic disorder of infancy. Synonym(s): globoid cell leukodystrophy