Incidence of the mucopolysaccharidoses in Northern Ireland

  title={Incidence of the mucopolysaccharidoses in Northern Ireland},
  author={John Nelson},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  • J. Nelson
  • Published 1 December 1997
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Human Genetics
Abstract An epidemiological study of the mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) in Northern Ireland using multiple ascertainment sources was carried out and the incidence rate for the period 1958–1985 was estimated. An incidence of approximately 1 in 76 000 live births was obtained for MPS 1H (Hurler phenotype); 1 in 280 000 for MPS 1 H/S (Hurler/Scheie phenotype); 1 in 140 000 live births (1 in 72 000 male live births) for MPS II (Hunter syndrome); 1 in 280 000 for MPS III (Sanfilippo syndrome) and 1 in… 
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