Ethical and economic considerations of rare diseases in ethnic minorities: the case of mucopolysaccharidosis VI in Colombia

@inproceedings{Rosselli2012EthicalAE,
  title={Ethical and economic considerations of rare diseases in ethnic minorities: the case of mucopolysaccharidosis VI in Colombia},
  author={Diego Rosselli and J D Rueda and Martha L Solano},
  booktitle={Journal of medical ethics},
  year={2012}
}
Mucopolysaccharidosis VI is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder associated with severe disability and premature death. The presence of a mucopolysaccharidosis-like disease in indigenous ethnic groups in Colombia can be inferred from archaeological findings. There are several indigenous patients with mucopolysaccharidosis VI currently receiving… CONTINUE READING