mucolipidosis type III

mucolipidosis type III

Abbreviation: ML III
A rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by bone and joint anomalies, esp. of hip and spine development; eye diseases; and sometimes mild mental retardation. It typically becomes clinically recognizable in childhood or young adulthood.
Synonym: pseudo-Hurler polydystrophy
See also: mucolipidosis
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Mucolipidosis type III [alpha]/[beta] (ML III, also known as pseudo-Hurler polydystrophy) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of lysosomal hydrolase trafficking that displays prominent skeletal involvement.
Mucolipidosis type III [alpha]/[beta] is a rare autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease with prominent skeletal involvement.
Mucolipidosis type III [gamma],a disorder clinically indistinguishable from ML III, results from mutations in the gene coding for the [gamma] subunit for substrate recognition and binding.
The osteodystrophy of mucolipidosis type III and the effects of intravenous pamidronate treatment.