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Mucopolysaccharidosis type I

Other Names for this Disease
  • Alpha-L-Iduronidase deficiency
  • Attenuated MPS I (subtype)
  • Hurler syndrome (former subtype)
  • Hurler-Scheie syndrome (former subtype)
  • IDUA deficiency
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  • I would like general information on mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I). My grandson was recently diagnosed with this condition and is currently undergoing enzyme therapy. Is a person with MPS I less likely to have brain damage if a bone marrow transplant is performed early?  Click here for answer