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Rare disease yields clues about broader brain pathology

Alexander disease is a devastating brain disease that almost nobody has heard of ? unless someone in the family is afflicted with it. Alexander disease strikes young or old, and in children destroys white matter in the front of the brain. Many patients, especially those with early onset, have significant intellectual disabilities.
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