Infographic: The symtoms and effects of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD)

Metachromatic leukodystrophy or MLD is a rare  disease that causes part of a person's nerves to erode, eventually causing the body to shut down. The infographic below explains MLD effects, symptoms, incidence and statistics about the disease.

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Published May 30 2013
Updated May 30 2013

MORE: Read the story of Savannah Hurst, a Clearwater child afflicted with MLD, at tampabay.com/savannah.

Understanding the effects, symptoms and statistics of Metachrimatic Leukodystrophy or MLD

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