Cerebral folate deficiency in adults: A heterogeneous potentially treatable condition.

Affiliation

AP-HP, Pitié-Salpêtrière University Hospital, Department of Neurology, Paris, France; AP-HP, Robert Debré University Hospital, Department of Biochemistry, Paris, France; Lip(Sys)(2), Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France; MedDay Pharmaceuticals, 96 Boulevard Haussmann, Paris, France. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

To describe the phenotype and the response to folinic acid supplementation of cerebral folate deficiency (CFD) in adults, a disorder diagnosed on low 5-methyltetrahydro-folate (5MTHF) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which can correspond to a inherited disorder of folate metabolism (IDFM) or to a metabolic consequence of various neurological diseases.

Keywords

Brain MRI,Cerebral folate deficiency,Inherited disorders of metabolism,