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Morquio disease CHORUS

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Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00274.html

Description: Morquio's Syndrome
mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) type IV
* autosomal recessive deficiency of N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfatase build up of keratin sulfate
* normal intelligence
* platyspondyly ("universal vertebra plana" = hallmark)
* dwarfism, kyphosis, severe disability

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD
Institution: CHORUS
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Wed Jul 29 2009