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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In vivo genome editing programs: Sangamo today also provided an update on its in vivo genome editing programs: SB-913 (mucopolysaccharidosis type II, or MPS II), SB-318 (MPS I), and SB-FIX (hemophilia B).
Hunter syndrome (Mucopolysaccharidosis type II) is an inherited lysosomal storage disease that occurs primarily in boys.
In most cases, such a condition in a young child tells doctors something else is at work, and genetic testing revealed a diagnosis that Emily and Steve struggled to pronounce or comprehend at first -- Mucopolysaccharidosis Type II, or Hunter syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects boys almost exclusively.
The impact of Hunter syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis type II) on health-related quality of life.
Mucopolysaccharidosis Type II (MPS II, Hunter syndrome, OMIM 309900) is one of the seven types of MPS I, II, III, IV, VI, VII, IX.
Hunter syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis type II (MPS II)) is a lysosomal disease characterized by deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme iduronate-2-sulfatase (I2S).
Mucopolysaccharidosis type II: European recommendations for the diagnosis and multidisciplinary managementofararedisease.OrphanetJRareDis.2011;6:1-18.
Mucopolysaccharidosis type II (MPS II), also known as Hunter syndrome, is a rare lysosomal storage disorder caused by a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme iduronate 2-sulfatase.
Detection of mucopolysaccharidosis type II by measurement of iduronate-2-sulfatase in dried blood spots and plasma samples.
Also among the participants were three brothers afflicted with Hunter syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis type II) where an enzyme needed to break down complex sugar in the body is either missing or malfunctioning.

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