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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Mucopolysaccharidosis type II


Other Names for this Disease
  • MPS II
  • Attenuated MPS (subtype; formerly known as mild MPS II)
  • Severe MPS II
  • Hunter syndrome
  • Iduronate 2-sulfatase deficiency
Related Diseases
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Financial Resources

  • National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has Disease-Specific Assistance Programs designed to help patients with out-of-pocket costs such as monthly insurance premiums or deductibles. In addition, some programs may provide financial assistance for additional expenses related to a patient's diagnosis such as travel to see a specialist.
  • The Social Security Administration has included this condition in their Compassionate Allowances Initiative. This initiative speeds up the processing of disability claims for applicants with certain medical conditions that cause severe disability. More information about Compassionate Allowances and applying for Social Security disability is available online.
Other Names for this Disease
  • MPS II
  • Attenuated MPS (subtype; formerly known as mild MPS II)
  • Severe MPS II
  • Hunter syndrome
  • Iduronate 2-sulfatase 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.