Sanfilippo's syndrome

[ săn′fə-lĭpōz ]


An inherited disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism, characterized by the presence of heparitin sulfate in the urine, enlargement of the liver, severe mental retardation, and, sometimes, skeletal abnormalities.type III mucopolysaccharidosis
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