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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Mucopolysaccharidosis type I


Other Names for this Disease
  • Alpha-L-Iduronidase deficiency
  • Attenuated MPS I (subtype, includes Hurler-Scheie and Scheie syndrome)
  • Hurler syndrome (subtype)
  • Hurler-Scheie syndrome (subtype)
  • IDUA deficiency
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Alpha-L-Iduronidase deficiency
  • Attenuated MPS I (subtype, includes Hurler-Scheie and Scheie syndrome)
  • Hurler syndrome (subtype)
  • Hurler-Scheie syndrome (subtype)
  • IDUA deficiency
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.