Hunter syndrome

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Hunter syndrome

[′hənt·ər ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
An X-linked recessive disease in which a deficiency of the enzyme iduronate sulfatase leads to the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides in various body tissues, resulting in developmental abnormalities, skeletal deformations, mental retardation, and, in severe cases, early death. Also known as mucopolysaccharidosis II.
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Hunter syndrome, also known as Mucopolysaccharidosis II (MPS II), is a serious,
Hunter syndrome or Mucopolysaccharidosis II (MPS II) is a rare, life-threatening genetic disorder that results from the absence or insufficient levels of the lysosomal enzyme iduronate-2-sulfatase.
In this report, we describe a new assay for mucopolysaccharidosis II (MPS-II) (Hunter disease) that uses MS/MS and DBSs.
20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mucopolysaccharidosis II (MPS II) (Hunter Syndrome) Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014

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