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What is MPS 3 C?

What is MPS 3 C?

  • MPS 3 C: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) due to deficiency of an enzyme called acetyl-CoA:alpha-glucosamide N-acetyltransferase. Mucopolysaccharide levels build up and are then deposited in various tissues.

MPS 3 C is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that MPS 3 C, or a subtype of MPS 3 C, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

MPS 3 C: Introduction

Types of MPS 3 C:

Broader types of MPS 3 C:

What causes MPS 3 C?

Causes of MPS 3 C: see causes of MPS 3 C

What are the symptoms of MPS 3 C?

Symptoms of MPS 3 C: see symptoms of MPS 3 C

Can anyone else get MPS 3 C?

More information: see contagiousness of MPS 3 C
Inheritance: see inheritance of MPS 3 C

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for MPS 3 C: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for MPS 3 C.
Treatments for MPS 3 C: see treatments for MPS 3 C

Name and Aliases of MPS 3 C

Main name of condition: MPS 3 C

Other names or spellings for MPS 3 C:

Mucopolysaccharidosis type 3 C, Sanfilippo syndrome C, MPS IIIC, Acetyl-coa:alpha-glucosaminide n-acetyltransferase deficiency

Mucopolysaccharidosis type III-C, Sanfilippo syndrome C, MPS III-C, Acetyl-coa:alpha-glucosaminide n-acetyltransferase deficiency, MPS IIIC
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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