Mucolipidosis Type III

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What is Mucolipidosis Type III?


Mucolipidosis Type III (ML III) is one of the lysosomal storage diseases known collectively as mucolipidoses and is sometimes referred to as Pseudo-Hurler polydystrophy as it resembles a less severe form of Hurler Disease (MPS I). ML III was first described by Dr Maroteaux and Dr Lamy in 1966.

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