Craniovertebral abnormalities in Type VI mucopolysaccharidosis (Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome).

@article{Thorne2001CraniovertebralAI,
  title={Craniovertebral abnormalities in Type VI mucopolysaccharidosis (Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome).},
  author={John A Thorne and Mohsen Javadpour and David G. Hughes and Edmond Wraith and Richard Alfred Cowie},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={849-52; discussion 852-3}
}
INTRODUCTION The craniovertebral abnormalities found in patients with Type VI mucopolysaccharidosis (Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome) are described, and the indications for and outcomes of surgery in this group are assessed. METHODS The clinical histories and radiological findings in all patients with Type VI mucopolysaccharidosis treated at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital during the past 10 years were reviewed. RESULTS The typical findings in patients with this disease are of canal stenosis… CONTINUE READING