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What is Mucopolysaccharidosis VII?

What is Mucopolysaccharidosis VII?

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: Disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism.
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: An inborn error of metabolism characterized by beta-glucuronidase (EC deficiency with abnormal storage of mucopolysaccharides in various tissues. The phenotype consists mainly of short stature, hepatosplenomegaly, dysostosis multiplex, and mild mental retardation. Type I is the most severe with hydrops fetalis, coarse facies with hypertelorism and depressed nasal bridge, cloudy corneae, and onset of symptoms at birth. Type II has a less severe course with moderate Huurler facies and hypertelorism and onset at 2 to 3 years. Type III has the mildest symptoms with onset during adolescence.
    Source - Diseases Database

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Mucopolysaccharidosis VII as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: Introduction

Types of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII:

Broader types of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII:

How serious is Mucopolysaccharidosis VII?

Complications of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: see complications of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII

What causes Mucopolysaccharidosis VII?

Causes of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: see causes of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII

What are the symptoms of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII?

Symptoms of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: see symptoms of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII

Complications of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: see complications of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII

Can anyone else get Mucopolysaccharidosis VII?

More information: see contagiousness of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mucopolysaccharidosis VII.
Treatments for Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: see treatments for Mucopolysaccharidosis VII
Research for Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: see research for Mucopolysaccharidosis VII

Name and Aliases of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII

Main name of condition: Mucopolysaccharidosis VII

Other names or spellings for Mucopolysaccharidosis VII:

MPS VII, Sly disease, MSP type 7, Beta-glucuronidase deficiency

Glucuronidase deficiency, Sly syndrome Source - Diseases Database

Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mucopolysaccharidosis VII:


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