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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The money will help the Stainton teenager, suffering from rare genetic disorder Morquio's Syndrome, be cared for at home.
The 15-year-old suffers from a rare genetic condition called Morquio's Syndrome.
Dan has Morquio's Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that allowed his organs to develop but stopped his skeleton growing as a child.
Daniel, 16, suffers from Morquio's Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that allowed his organs to develop but stopped his skeleton growing.
As a youngster Dan was diagnosed with Morquio's Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that allowed his organs to develop but stopped his skeleton growing.
As a youngster, Daniel was diagnosed with Morquio's Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that allowed his organs to develop but stopped his skeleton growing.
The title role is played by Ian Michael Smith an 11-year-old actor with Morquio's Syndrome, which causes dwarfism.
He suffers from Morquio's Syndrome, his body failing to grow to accommodate his organs.