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.

Published May 30 2013
Updated May 30 2013

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