Canavan Disease is a rare and fatal neurological disorder, in which the ability of neurons to transmit information is impaired due to damaged white matter in the brain. The disorder belongs to a larger group of disorders called leukodystrophies. Learn more about the disorder from Rajamani Selvam in this new infographic. For more information, please visit Canavan Disease Research, Canavan Research Foundation, and Genetic Alliance.
Interested in learning more about different leukodystrophies? Read our infographic on Alexander disease!
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— Written & illustrated by Rajamani Selvam.