Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Adrenoleukodystrophy Treatment

There is no cure for adrenoleukodystrophy. Life-long treatment for adrenoleukodystrophy focuses on replacing hormones and fats that are missing in those with the disorder. Specific treatment may include a special diet and corticosteroid medications.

Treatment for adrenoleukodystrophy includes:

Adrenoleukodystrophy Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat adrenoleukodystrophy:

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Last Updated: Feb 18, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Adrenoleukodystrophy References
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