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Related to Krabbe's disease: Gaucher's disease
a familial form of leukoencephalopathy beginning in infancy, in which the sphingolipid ceramide galactoside accumulates in the tissues due to a deficiency of β-galactosidase, marked pathologically by cerebral demyelination and by the presence of large globoid bodies in the white substance.
Krabbe's diseaseSee GLOBOID CELL LEUKODYSTROPHY.
see globoid cell leukodystrophy.