Medical Dictionary: Morquio syndrome


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Morquio syndrome: Another name for Mucopolysaccharidosis IV.
Morquio syndrome (condition): Disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism in infants.

Morquio syndrome: Symptoms of MPS IV, or Morquio syndrome, usually appear in infancy and may include severe dwarfing and corneal clouding. Intelligence is normal. Cardiac or respiratory disease may cause death in the third or fourth decade of life. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Mucopolysaccharidoses Information Page: NINDS

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