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Canavan disease is an autosomal recessive degenerative disorder that causes progressive damage to nerve cells in the brain. Canavan disease is one of the most common degenerative cerebral diseases of infancy. This disease is one of a group of genetic disorders called leukodystrophies. Leukodystrophies are characterized by degeneration of myelin in the phospholipid layer insulating the axon of a neuron. The gene associated with the disorder is located on human chromosome 17.

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La maladie de Canavan est une maladie autosomique récessive dégénérative qui provoque des dommages progressifs aux cellules nerveuses dans le cerveau. Maladie de Canavan est l'une des maladies cérébrales dégénératives plus courantes de l'enfance. Cette maladie est partie d'un groupe de maladies génétiques appelé leucodystrophies. Leucodystrophies sont caractérisées par la dégénérescence de la myéline dans la couche de phospholipides, isolant l'axone d'un neurone. Le gène associé à la maladie est situé sur le chromosome humain 17.

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