Cutaneous Manifestations of Mucopolysaccharidoses.

  title={Cutaneous Manifestations of Mucopolysaccharidoses.},
  author={Mimi C Tran and Joseph K. Lam},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  volume={33 6},
Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPSs) are a group of inherited lysosomal storage disorders characterized by deficiencies in specific enzymes involved in the catabolism of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs). These deficiencies cause excessive metabolites to accumulate in multiple organs. There are eight different MPS disorders, contributing to the wide variation in clinical presentation. Depending on the severity and subtype of the disease, some children live normal life spans, while others have a more grim… CONTINUE READING
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