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Mucopolysaccharidosis 1

Mucopolysaccharidosis 1: Introduction

Mucopolysaccharidosis 1: A rare inherited condition caused by the absence of certain lysosomal enzymes which are needed to break down mucopolysaccharides. Without these enzymes, mucopolysaccharides build up in various body organs and tissues which causes harmful effects. There are three subtypes of the condition: Hurler, Scheie and Hurler-Scheie with Hurler being the most severe and Scheie the mildest. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Mucopolysaccharidosis 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Mucopolysaccharidosis 1

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Treatments for Mucopolysaccharidosis 1

  • There is no cure but symptomatic measures can improve quality of life. Bone marrow transplants can provide significant benefits for patients with more serious forms of the disease. Early diagnosis and treatment helps slow the progression of the condition. Genetic counseling is recommended
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Mucopolysaccharidosis 1: Deaths

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Mucopolysaccharidosis 1: Complications

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Causes of Mucopolysaccharidosis 1

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Prognosis for Mucopolysaccharidosis 1

Prognosis for Mucopolysaccharidosis 1: Severe cases can result in death in the first decade of life but mild cases may cause few symptoms and a normal life span can be expected.

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More information about Mucopolysaccharidosis 1

  1. Mucopolysaccharidosis 1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Deaths
  6. Complications
  7. Prognosis

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