Hunter's syndrome


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Hunter's syndrome

An X-LINKED RECESSIVE genetic disorder similar to, but less severe than, Hurler's syndrome. It is a MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSIS causing GARGOYLISM and some degree of mental retardation. (Charles H. Hunter, 1872–1955, Canadian physician)
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Failure of the laryngeal mask to secure the airway in a patient with Hunter's syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis type II) Pediatr Anaesth.
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The doctors in California administered the experimental intravenous treatment, which provides the body with instructions to change DNA, on Brian Madeux, who suffers from Hunter's syndrome.
People with Hunter's syndrome are unable to break down long, sugary molecules called mucopolysaccharides.
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Daniel was diagnosed with Hunter's Syndrome at the age of three.
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The kind of care and compassion that Jacob, who suffered from Hunter's Syndrome, desperately needed.
Andrew Wragg, 36, facing trial for murdering his 10-year-old son Jacob, who suffered with Hunter's syndrome, was released at Lewes Crown Court.