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What is Beta-mannosidosis?

What is Beta-mannosidosis?

  • Beta-mannosidosis: A very rare type of inherited glycoprotein storage disease where deficiency of an enzyme called beta-mannosidase results in a build-up of certain sugars (oligosaccharides) which can harm the body.

Beta-mannosidosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Beta-mannosidosis, or a subtype of Beta-mannosidosis, 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 Beta-mannosidosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Beta-mannosidosis: Introduction

Types of Beta-mannosidosis:

Broader types of Beta-mannosidosis:

Who gets Beta-mannosidosis?

Gender Ratio for Beta-mannosidosis: males only

What causes Beta-mannosidosis?

Causes of Beta-mannosidosis: see causes of Beta-mannosidosis

What are the symptoms of Beta-mannosidosis?

Symptoms of Beta-mannosidosis: see symptoms of Beta-mannosidosis

Can anyone else get Beta-mannosidosis?

More information: see contagiousness of Beta-mannosidosis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Beta-mannosidosis

Beta-mannosidosis: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Beta-mannosidosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Beta-mannosidosis: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Beta-mannosidosis.
Treatments for Beta-mannosidosis: see treatments for Beta-mannosidosis

Name and Aliases of Beta-mannosidosis

Main name of condition: Beta-mannosidosis

Other names or spellings for Beta-mannosidosis:

Wenger-Cooper syndrome, mannosidosis beta, MNB, Mannosidosis, beta A, lysosomal, Lysosomal beta-mannosidase deficiency, Beta-mannosidase deficiency

Beta-mannosidase deficiency, Lysosomal beta-mannosidase deficiency, Mannosidosis, beta A, lysosomal
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Beta-mannosidosis: Related Conditions

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