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What is Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome?

What is Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome?

  • Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome: A rare inherited biochemical disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues due to insufficient amounts of certain enzymes needed to break it down. This disorder is distinguished form other similar conditions by the fact that no keratosulfate is excreted in the urine.

Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome, or a subtype of Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome: Introduction

Types of Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome:

Broader types of Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome:

What causes Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome?

Causes of Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome: see causes of Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome

What are the symptoms of Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome?

Symptoms of Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome: see symptoms of Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome.
Treatments for Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome: see treatments for Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome

Name and Aliases of Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome

Main name of condition: Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome

Other names or spellings for Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome:

Morquio syndrome, nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting type

Morquio syndrome, nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting type
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Nonkeratan-sulfate-excreting Morquio syndrome: Related Conditions

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