Morquio's syndrome

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Morquio's syndrome

[′mȯr·kwē‚ōz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A hereditary disease transmitted as an autosomal recessive and characterized by large quantities of keratosulfate in urine, dwarfism, and a typical facies with broad mouth, prominent maxilla, short nose, and widely spaced teeth. Also known as Brailsford-Morquio syndrome; familial osteochondrodystrophy; mucopolysaccharidosis IV.
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CAZ VAN DER SLUIS: Not sure about this RE GRACIE MELLALIEU SUFFERS FROM MORQUIO SYNDROME AND IS HOPING FOR 'WONDER DRUG' FUNDING DOROTHY HUGHES: Hope she has the funding soon lovely child.
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More is known about Morquio Syndrome than previously, but there is still a long way to go with treatment.
The incidence of MPS IV (Morquio-Brailsford syndrome, more commonly known as Morquio syndrome) varies with geographic location - about 1 in every 75 000 births in Northern Ireland for Morquio syndrome type A, for example.
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Morquio syndrome type A, or mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (MPS-IVA), [4] is an autosomal recessive disorder that causes a deficiency of lysosomal N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfate sulfatase (GALNS) (EC 3.
Aparicio, who was born with Morquio Syndrome - a form of dwarfism - stands 3 feet 7 inches tall.
Alex, who is on a ventilator, was born with Morquio Syndrome.
A 20-year-old man with Morquio syndrome (Type IV mucopolysaccharidosis) had had a tracheostomy only possible via the cricothyroid membrane to bypass obstruction at the laryngeal inlet caused by infiltration of glycosaminoglycan.
A debilitating genetic birth defect called Morquio syndrome, which affects muscle development, forced him and his sister to be homeschooled.
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