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Fucosidosis type 1

Fucosidosis type 1: Introduction

Fucosidosis type 1: A rare biochemical disorder involving deficiency of an enzyme (alpha-fucosidase) which results in accumulation of certain chemicals (glycosphingolipids) in the central nervous system and other body tissues. It is an infantile form of fucosidosis which starts early and rapidly progresses to early death. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Fucosidosis type 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Fucosidosis type 1

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Fucosidosis type 1: Deaths

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Causes of Fucosidosis type 1

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Fucosidosis type 1 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Fucosidosis type 1, or a subtype of Fucosidosis type 1, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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