Departments and specialties
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with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work
together to ensure quality care and successful recovery.
Departments that treat this condition
Areas that research this condition
Mayo Clinic researchers study potential diagnostic tests and improved treatments and outcomes for adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), including:
- Medications to lower very long-chain fatty acid levels in your blood
- Lorenzo's oil, a mixture of chemicals that may help reduce or delay symptoms of ALD by inhibiting the enzyme that causes the lengthening of saturated fatty acids
- Gene therapy to slow progress of the condition
Learn more about research in neurology, pediatric neurology, and blood and marrow transplant.
See a list of publications about adrenoleukodystrophy by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.