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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
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  • I had two brothers with the severe form of Hunter syndrome and both have passed away.  I was never tested to see if I am a carrier, and now my daughter would like to know if she is a carrier. Is there a definitive test to determine if one is a carrier? Who do we contact to be tested? Click here for answer

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.