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What is Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency?

What is Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency?

  • Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: A condition characterized by multiple sulfatase deficiencies.
  • Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: A syndrome combining the characteristics of metachromatic leukodystrophy and mucopolysaccharidosis, marked by multiple sulfatase deficiency associated with ichthyosis, dysostosis multiplex, psychomotor retardation, and coarse facies.
    Source - Diseases Database

Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency, or a subtype of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: Introduction

Types of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency:

Broader types of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency:

How serious is Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency?

Complications of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: see complications of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency

What causes Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency?

Causes of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: see causes of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency

What are the symptoms of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency?

Symptoms of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: see symptoms of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency

Complications of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: see complications of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency

Can anyone else get Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency?

More information: see contagiousness of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency
Inheritance: see inheritance of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency

Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency.
Treatments for Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: see treatments for Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency
Research for Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: see research for Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency

Name and Aliases of Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency

Main name of condition: Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency

Other names or spellings for Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency:

Mucosulfatidosis, Austin syndrome Source - Diseases Database

Sulfatidosis juvenile, Austin type, Austin syndrome, Juvenile sulfatidosis, MSD, Mucosulfatidosis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency: Related Conditions

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