Morquio's syndrome


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Morquio's syndrome

An AUTOSOMAL RECESSIVE form of MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSIS (Type IV) featuring clouding of the CORNEA, a short spine causing dwarfism, failure of normal development of the teeth and disease of the aortic valve of the heart. (Luis Morquio, 1867–1835, Uruguayan paediatrician).
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Daniel suffers from Morquio's Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder which allowed his organs to develop but stopped his skeleton growing as a child.
Daniel, 16, who suffers from Morquio's Syndrome, was left quadriplegic following complications during surgery close to his spinal cord.
Daniel, who suffers from the rare Morquio's Syndrome, was left quadriplegic following surgery at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital last year.
The group are ditching their uniforms to help 16-year-old Daniel Woodhouse, who suffers from a rare genetic condition called Morquio's Syndrome.
The teenager, from Stainton, suffers from Morquio's Syndrome - a rare genetic disorder which affected his growth and led to mobility problems.
The 15-year-old suffers from Morquio's Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder which stops the skeleton growing.