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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 66-68

Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler-Scheie syndrome: A rare case report

1 Faculty of Oral Medicine and Radiology, NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Faculty of Pediatric Dentistry, NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, India
3 Narasapuram, Andhra Pradesh, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.79287

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Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I) is a rare inherited disorder that belongs to a group of clinically progressive disorders and is caused by the deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme, α1 -iduronidase. MPS I has been recently classified into a severe (Hurler syndrome) and an attenuated type (Hurler-Scheie and Scheie syndromes). The purpose of this article was to describe a rare case of MPS type I, attenuated type (Hurler-Scheie) affecting a 15-year-old Indian child.

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