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What is Mucolipidoses?

What is Mucolipidoses?

  • Mucolipidoses: A group of inherited metabolic disorders involving the accumulation of carbohydrates (glycosaminoglycans) and lipids within the tissues of the body due to a deficiencies or abnormal action of various lysosomal enzymes. This abnormal accumulation of carbohydrates and lipids within cells causes them to be damaged which often results in symptoms such as mental retardation and skeletal deformities. Symptoms may become apparent at birth or during childhood or adolescence. Premature death can occur in severe cases. There is a vast array of symptoms that can occur depending on the specific disorder involved.

Mucolipidoses: Introduction

Types of Mucolipidoses:

Broader types of Mucolipidoses:

How serious is Mucolipidoses?

Complications of Mucolipidoses: see complications of Mucolipidoses

What causes Mucolipidoses?

Causes of Mucolipidoses: see causes of Mucolipidoses

What are the symptoms of Mucolipidoses?

Symptoms of Mucolipidoses: see symptoms of Mucolipidoses

Complications of Mucolipidoses: see complications of Mucolipidoses

Mucolipidoses: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mucolipidoses.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mucolipidoses.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mucolipidoses: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mucolipidoses.
Treatments for Mucolipidoses: see treatments for Mucolipidoses
Research for Mucolipidoses: see research for Mucolipidoses

Name of Mucolipidoses

Main name of condition: Mucolipidoses


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