Once the doctor analyzes the symptoms and clinical history, they will perform a physical examination and a series of tests such as:
- Blood tests.
- Cerebrospinal fluid total protein test.
- Genetic testing.
- Nerve conduction tests.
- Computed tomography.
There is no treatment to date, so it is an incurable condition, although, in some cases, it has been treated with a bone marrow transplant at the beginning of the disease. However, it is a pathology whose outcome is fatal sooner or later, causing serious complications such as:
- Disabling muscle weakness.
Suppose you have family members who have suffered from Krabbe disease and are planning to become a parent. In that case, it will be necessary to undergo genetic testing to check if you are a carrier of the abnormal gene that causes it.
Likewise, there are prenatal tests, such as amniocentesis, with which it is possible to diagnose the disease in the fetus.
In ABC Medical Center Internal Medicine Department, we provide you with health care services with the highest quality and safety, from prevention, diagnosis, timely treatment, and follow-up of infectious, respiratory, endocrinological, dermatological, rheumatic, nephrological, gastrointestinal, and hematological conditions, both chronic-degenerative and acute, through a comprehensive and multidisciplinary model.