What is RTD? 2017-08-30T16:10:37+00:00

What is Riboflavin Transporter Deficiency?

RTD is a life-threatening, neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects the motor and sensory nerve cells in the spinal cord and brainstem.  RTD robs a person of the ability to hear, see, move, walk, eat and breathe.  Daily treatment with riboflavin has shown great promise but more research is desperately needed.

About Riboflavin Transporter Deficiency

Find basic information about RTD, including the signs and treatment.   LEARN MORE>

Signs & Symptoms

Find out about the common signs & symptoms of RTD.  LEARN MORE>

Riboflavin Treatment

Learn more about riboflavin therapy and other treatments.    LEARN MORE>

Diagnosis & Genetic Testing

Learn how RTD is diagnosed and about genetic testing.   LEARN MORE>

Types of Riboflavin Transporter Deficiency

RTD has two primary types based on genetic mutations.   LEARN MORE>

History of Riboflavin Transporter Deficiency

From 1894 to present.  Learn how RTD was discovered.  LEARN MORE>