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Mucopolysaccharidosis VII

Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: Introduction

Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: Individuals with MPS VII, Sly disease, experience corneal clouding, skeletal irregularities, and enlargement of the liver and spleen. ... more about Mucopolysaccharidosis VII.

Mucopolysaccharidosis VII: Disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII is available below.

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Individuals with MPS VII, Sly disease, experience corneal clouding, skeletal irregularities, and enlargement of the liver and spleen. Intellectual impairments vary for this type of MPS. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Mucopolysaccharidoses Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of 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

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