Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 4A

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What is the definition of Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 4A?

Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVA (MPS IVA, also called Morquio syndrome, type A) is a metabolic condition that primarily affects the skeleton. The severity, age of onset, and associated symptoms vary significantly from person to person and range from a severe and rapidly progressive, early-onset form ...

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What are the alternative names for Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 4A?

  • MPS 4A
  • Morquio A disease
  • Galactosamine-6-sulfatase deficiency
  • GALNS deficiency
  • Morquio disease type A
  • MPS4A
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis type 4A
  • N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfate sulfatase deficiency
  • Morquio syndrome A

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