Morquio's disease(redirected from Morquio-Ullrich disease)
Morquio's disease (syndrome)[mor-ke´ōz]
Etymology: Luis Morquio, Uruguayan physician, 1867-1935
a familial form of mucopolysaccharidosis that results in abnormal musculoskeletal development in childhood. Dwarfism, hunchback, enlarged sternum, and knock-knees may occur. The disease may first be evident as the child, learning to walk, displays an abnormal, waddling gait. Also called MPS IV. See also mucopolysaccharidosis.