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BACKGROUND Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI (Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome; MPS VI) is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder in which deficiency of N-acetylgalactosamine 4-sulfatase (arylsulfatase B; ARSB) leads to the storage of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) in connective tissue. The genotype-phenotype correlation has been addressed in several publications(More)
Introduction Enzyme-replacement therapy (ERT) with alglucosidase alfa has improved the lifespan of patients with classic infantile Pompe disease, although ERT is not effective in a subset of patients who mount an immune response to the exogenous enzyme. We studied the development of antibodies in response to ERT and its effect on clinical outcomes in 11(More)
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