Pelizaeus Merzbacher Disease - Get information and read articles on Pelizaeus Merzbacher Disease sign, symptoms, causes, treatment, prevention and diagnosis at onlymyhealth.com, your complete health guide.
Patients suffering from Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease usually die because of respiratory complications during their childhood. Proper care can make a person live up to their third decade of life.
Treatment for pelizaeus merzbacher disease is symptomatic and supportive and may include medication for movement disorders. It does not have a cure and there are not many treatment options available currently.
Types of Pelizaeus Merzbacher Disease are Connatal PMD, Classic PMD, Complicated SPG2, Pure SPG2.
Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD) is a rare, progressive, degenerative central nervous system disorder in which coordination, motor abilities, and intellectual function deteriorate.