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specific pattern of radiographic changes observed in many lysosomal storage disorders.
dysostosis multiplex(1) A nonspecific term for various mucopolysaccharidoses.
(2) Mucopolysaccharidosis IH (MPS IH), also known as Hurler syndrome.
(3) Mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI).
Hurler,Gertrud, German pediatrician, 1889-1965.
Hurler disease - Synonym(s): Hurler syndrome
Hurler syndrome - mucopolysaccharidosis with severe abnormality in development of skeletal cartilage and bone, corneal clouding, hepatosplenomegaly, mental retardation, and gargoyle-like facies. Synonym(s): dysostosis multiplex; Hurler disease; lipochondrodystrophy; Pfaundler-Hurler syndrome; type IH mucopolysaccharidosis
Pfaundler-Hurler syndrome - Synonym(s): Hurler syndrome
dys·os·to·sis mul·ti·plex(dis-ŏs-tōsis multē-pleks)
Specific pattern of radiographic changes observed in many lysosomal storage disorders.