Use of Adrenal Biopsy in Diagnosing Adrenoleukomyeloneuropathy

Gary M. Weiss, Roger L. Nelson, Brian P. O'Neill, J. Aiden Carney, Anthony J. Edis

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A 22-year-old man was seen with Addison's disease, psychosis, and neurologic abnormalities. A tentative diagnosis of adrenoleukomyeloneuropathy was made. Because of his age, negative family history, and the potentially serious prognosis of this disorder, the diagnosis was verified with an adrenal biopsy. We believe this procedure is the method of choice in confirming the sporadic, atypical case of adrenoleukomyeloneuropathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)634-636
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of neurology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology


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