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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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of MPS 3 C is available below.
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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)
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