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What is Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome?

What is Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome?

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie 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-iduronidase) needed to break it down.

Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome: Introduction

Types of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome:

Broader types of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome:

What causes Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome?

Causes of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome: see causes of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome

What are the symptoms of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome?

Symptoms of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome: see symptoms of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome

Can anyone else get Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome

Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome.
Treatments for Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome: see treatments for Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome

Name and Aliases of Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome

Main name of condition: Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome

Other names or spellings for Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome:

Mucopolysaccharidosis type I S, Alpha-L-iduronidase deficiency, mild, Mucopolysaccharidosis type 5 [formerly], Formerly Scheie syndrome, MPS 1-S

Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Scheie syndrome: Related Conditions

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