mucopolysaccharidosis

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mucopolysaccharidosis

[¦myü·kō‚päl·ē‚sak·ə·rə′dō·səs]
(medicine)
Any of several inborn metabolic disorders involving mucopolysaccharides; the six types are MPS I, Hurler's syndrome; MPS II, Hunter's syndrome; MPS III, Sanfillipo's syndrome; MPS IV, Morquio's syndrome; MPS V, Scheil's syndrome; and MPS VI, Maroteaux-Lamy's syndrome.
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This condition was first referred to as Scheie syndrome, but later was incorporated within the MPS I spectrum.
Hopwood's work offers real hope to patient's with Hurler, Hurler-Scheie, and Scheie syndromes," stated Richard F Selden, MD, PhD, president and chief executive officer of Transkaryotic.
As in the initial trial of Aldurazyme, patients in the confirmatory trial are expected to represent the full spectrum of severity of MPS-I, including Hurler, Hurler-Scheie, and Scheie syndromes.