Metachromatic leukodystrophy. What’s that? It’s a rare genetic disorder that causes your brain and nervous system to progressively lose function. Though the disease is rare, Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat more than 40 people a year with metachromatic leukodystrophy. It’s an example of one rare disorder among many that Mayo Clinic works with patients and families to treat. With individual treatment programs, knowledgeable experience, and the latest research and developments on metachromatic leukodystrophy, Mayo Clinic is the place to find the answers you’re looking for. Request an appointment today.