Spinal cord injury in I-cell disease.


I-cell disease (ICD), mucolipidosis II, is an autosomal recessive syndrome resulting from defective phosphorylation of acid hydrolases. The diagnosis is made in early childhood and in most cases death occurs by age 5 as a result of cardiorespiratory complications. Pathologic changes are limited to mesenchymal tissues. We treated two children with ICD who… (More)


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