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Globally Rare – Locally Common

Majid Alfadhel, MD et al.
May 13, 2021

The Leukodystrophy Spectrum in Saudi Arabia: Epidemiological, Clinical, Radiological, and Genetic Data

Genetic diseases that are generally rare may still have a high prevalence in certain geographic regions. As a major diagnostic partner for physicians in certain countries, CENTOGENE has been able to systematically investigate patient cases based on highly uniform data sets. A corresponding study focusing on leukodystrophies in Saudi Arabia was recently published in Frontiers in Pediatrics.