Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome means: Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome: A form of mucopolysaccharidosis with the clinical onset before age 3 that is characterized by an inability to metabolize dermatan sulfate. The abnormal accumulation of dermatan sulfurate can cause mild to severe muscle changes.
bones, skin and other tissues, especially the heart.
The first step in diagnosing a skin condition is to examine leukocytes.
Fibroblasts or 24-hour urine collection in order to find high levels
Niveaux of dermatan-sulfate No current treatment is available
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Problems may be treated with medication or physical therapy.
surgery. Death is a common outcome of heart disease.
Age 40 Also known as mucopolysaccharidosis type VI.
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