mucolipidosis type II

mucolipidosis type II

Abbreviation: ML II
A rare autosomal recessive disease that results in death in infancy or early childhood. Characteristic findings include severe mental retardation, poor muscle tone, kyphosis, and coarsened facial features.
Synonym: I cell disease
See also: mucolipidosis
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(1,4,11,12) Mucolipidosis type II [alpha]/[beta] and ML III [alpha]/[beta], the principal focus of the current report, are the result of mutations in the gene coding for the [alpha]/[beta] subunit where the catalytic domain resides.
Contemporary Nomenclature for ML II and ML III (a) Disorder Affected Gene Chromosome ML II [alpha]/[beta] GNPTAB 12q23.3 ML III [alpha]/[beta] GNPTAB 12q23.3 ML III [gamma] GNPTG 16p13.3 Disorder Previous Nomenclature ML II [alpha]/[beta] ML II, I-cell disease ML III [alpha]/[beta] ML IIIA, Pseudo-Hurler polydystrophy ML III [gamma] ML IIIC, ML III variant Abbreviations: ML II, mucolipidosis type II; ML III, mucolipidosis type III.