Adrenoleukodystrophy

Overview

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Credits

1.50

Post Assessment Questions

9

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

4 Sep 2023

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

90 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Adrenoleukodystrophy is a peroxisomal disorder resulting from abnormal metabolism of the very-long-chain fatty acids (VLCFA). It is classified into different subtypes based on the mode of inheritance, clinical presentation, age of onset, and organs involved. The prognosis is poor, and the majority of affected patients will develop neurological disabilities and death. This activity reviews the pathophysiology, evaluation, management, and prognosis of the different adrenoleukodystrophy types and highlights the new updates about the diagnosis and treatment options that are available or under investigation for this condition.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of the different types of adrenoleukodystrophy.
  • Outline the clinical presentation of the different types of adrenoleukodystrophy disorders.
  • Review the diagnostic workup for adrenoleukodystrophy.
  • Review the treatment options and prognosis of adrenoleukodystrophy.

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