Dysmyelinating disorders are a subset of white matter disorders characterised by abnormal myelination. Dysmyelination is characterized by a defective structure and function of the myelin sheath and is distinct from demyelination which describes the destruction or damage of previously normal myelination.
Primarily affecting white matter
White and grey matter affected
- mitochondrial disorders
lysosomal storage disorders
- hangliosidosis (GM2)
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