• An asymptomatic child with antenatally diagnosed globoid cell leukodystrophy was found to have electrodiagnostic evidence of peripheral neuropathy at 7 weeks of age. The earliest prior such evidence in the literature was in a 6-month-old child. Thus, peripheral neuropathy can be both the initial manifestation and a very early finding in Krabbe's disease.
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