Maroteaux-lamy syndrome

Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome Ma·ro·teaux-La·my syndrome (mār’ə-tō’lä-mē’, mä-rô-)
An inherited defect in mucopolysaccharide metabolism characterized by excretion of dermatan sulfate in the urine, retarded growth, lumbar kyphosis, sternal protrusion, knock-knee, and usually enlargement of the liver and spleen. Also called type VI mucopolysaccharidosis.


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