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Descriptor English:   Mucopolysaccharidoses 
Descriptor Spanish:   Mucopolisacaridosis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Mucopolissacaridoses 
Synonyms English:   Mucopolysaccharidosis  
Tree Number:   C16.320.565.202.715
Definition English:   Group of lysosomal storage diseases each caused by an inherited deficiency of an enzyme involved in the degradation of glycosaminoglycans (mucopolysaccharides). The diseases are progressive and often display a wide spectrum of clinical severity within one enzyme deficiency. 
Indexing Annotation English:   lysosomal storage dis; types I through VII except V are available as main headings: V = MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSIS V see MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSIS I; do not use /congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
History Note English:   92; was MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSIS 1974-91 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   30388 
Unique Identifier:   D009083 

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