Morquio's disease


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Morquio's disease (syndrome)

 [mor-ke´ōz]
a form of mucopolysaccharidosis becoming evident when the affected infant starts to walk, marked by severe dwarfism, prominent sternum, short neck, kyphosis, genu valgum, and waddling gait; mental retardation is absent or slight. Called also osteochondrodystrophy and familial osteochondrodystrophy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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A sensitive procedure for the diagnosis of N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulphate sul phatase deficiency in classical Morquio's disease. Clin Chim Acta 1978;88:111-9.