Basic Summary for Mucopolysaccharidosis VI


Main name of condition: Mucopolysaccharidosis VI
Other names or spellings: MPS VI, Maroteauz-Lamy syndrome

What is Mucopolysaccharidosis VI?
  Brief description of Mucopolysaccharidosis VI: Disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism in infants.
  Parent types of Mucopolysaccharidosis VI: Mucopolysaccharidoses
Who gets Mucopolysaccharidosis VI?
  Patient Profile for Mucopolysaccharidosis VI: infancy.
How serious is Mucopolysaccharidosis VI?
  Prognosis of Mucopolysaccharidosis VI: Poor. Usually life shortening to teens or 20's.
  Prognosis of Mucopolysaccharidosis VI: Individuals may live into the second or third decade. 1
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Mucopolysaccharidosis VI: see treatments for Mucopolysaccharidosis VI

1. excerpt from NINDS Mucopolysaccharidoses Information Page: NINDS

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