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What is Morquio syndrome type A?

What is Morquio syndrome type A?

  • Morquio syndrome type A: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (galactosamine-?-sulfate) needed to break it down.

Morquio syndrome type A: Introduction

Types of Morquio syndrome type A:

Broader types of Morquio syndrome type A:

How serious is Morquio syndrome type A?

Complications of Morquio syndrome type A: see complications of Morquio syndrome type A

What causes Morquio syndrome type A?

Causes of Morquio syndrome type A: see causes of Morquio syndrome type A

What are the symptoms of Morquio syndrome type A?

Symptoms of Morquio syndrome type A: see symptoms of Morquio syndrome type A

Complications of Morquio syndrome type A: see complications of Morquio syndrome type A

Can anyone else get Morquio syndrome type A?

More information: see contagiousness of Morquio syndrome type A
Inheritance: see inheritance of Morquio syndrome type A

Morquio syndrome type A: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Morquio syndrome type A.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Morquio syndrome type A: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Morquio syndrome type A.
Treatments for Morquio syndrome type A: see treatments for Morquio syndrome type A

Name and Aliases of Morquio syndrome type A

Main name of condition: Morquio syndrome type A

Other names or spellings for Morquio syndrome type A:

MPS IV Morqio Type A, Morquio syndrome type IVA, Galactosamine-6-sulfatase deficiency, Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVA, MPS IVA, MPS4A, GALNS deficiency, Morquio syndrome A

Mucopolysaccharidosis IVa, Galactosamine-6-sulfatase deficiency Source - Diseases Database

Morquio syndrome type A: Related Conditions

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