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Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome

Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome: Introduction

Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of the enzyme (?-L-diuronidase) needed to break it down. There are three main sub-types of the disorder: Hurler - severe form, Scheie - mild form and Hurler/Scheie form which is intermediate. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome is available below.

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Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome, or a subtype of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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