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What is Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9?

What is Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9?

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of an enzyme (hyaluronidase) needed to break it down.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9 as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9: Introduction

Types of Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9:

Broader types of Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9:

What causes Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9?

Causes of Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9: see causes of Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9

What are the symptoms of Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9?

Symptoms of Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9: see symptoms of Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9.
Treatments for Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9: see treatments for Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9

Name and Aliases of Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9

Main name of condition: Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9

Other names or spellings for Mucopolysaccharidosis, type 9:

Mucopolysaccharidosis, type IX, hyaluronidase deficiency, MPS IX, MPS9

 

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