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Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (Arylsulfatase A or Saposin B Deficiency) Deficiency of arylsulfatase A or its activator, saposin B, leads to accumulation of cerebroside sulfate, which causes progressive (frontal-predominant) central and peripheral demyelination. The NCV are <30 m/s even when reflexes are brisk. Progressive spastic quadripar esis may be associated with blindness, seizur es, dementia, and peripheral neur opathy. Increased urinary sulfatides with normal arylsulfatase A levels are seen in MLD due to saposin B deficiency.
Types A and B appear most often in Jewish families. Type C affects all ethnic groups and is the most common. Ataxia and dystonia are followed by supranuclear vertical gaze palsy, seizures, and dementia. Hepatosplenomegaly often coexists. Foamy (lipid-laden) cells or “sea-blue histiocytes” in the liver and bone marrow are diagnostic. Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (Arylsulfatase A or Saposin B Deficiency) Deficiency of arylsulfatase A or its activator, saposin B, leads to accumulation of cerebroside sulfate, which causes progressive (frontal-predominant) central and peripheral demyelination.
ADHD affects about 5% of school-aged children worldwide, predominantly males (3:1 to 8:1). About one-third of ADHD cases have at least one ADHD parent. The risk to first-degree relatives of affected individual is 8-10 times that of the general population. ADHD persists into adolescence in about 30%–50% of affected individuals. The DSM-IV-TR distinguishes two dimensions in the behavior of individuals with ADHD: inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity. Based on these two dimensions, thr ee behavioral subtypes ar e identif ed: • Primarily inattentive • Primarily hyperactive/impulsive • Combined inattentive and hyperactive/impulsive For a diagnosis of ADHD , the patient must present with six or more symptoms of inattention, six or more symptoms of hyperactivity/impulsivity, or both for an inattentive, hyperactive/impulsive, or combined subtype diagnosis.