Role of elosulfase alfa in mucopolysaccharidosis IVA

  title={Role of elosulfase alfa in mucopolysaccharidosis IVA},
  author={Debra S Regier and Pranoot Tanpaiboon},
  booktitle={The application of clinical genetics},
Mucopolysaccharidosis type IVA (MPS IVA or Morquio A) is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease which results in a striking skeletal phenotype, but does not negatively impact the intellect of the patient. MPS IVA has a phenotypic continuum that ranges from a severe and rapidly progressing form to a slowly progressive form. The clinical diagnosis is often made in the preschool years based on abnormal bone findings on physical examination and dysplasia on radiographic imaging… CONTINUE READING
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