Rare genetic disorder causes severe neurological damage after mild fever

A rare genetic brain disorder – NAXD deficiency – that causes severe neurological damage in children after a mild fever or illness has been identified by an international team of researchers, led by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Victoria. Only six cases of the condition NAD(P)HX Dehydratase (NAXD) Deficiency have been recorded worldwide and all the ...

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