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Hunter Syndrome (MPS II)
The mucopolysaccharidoses are a group of inherited metabolic disorders that result from a deficiency of enzymes required for the breakdown of intracellular molecules. Charles Hunter, a Canadian internist first described this type in two brothers in the 1950s.

Hunter syndrome
Alternate Names : Mucopolysaccharidosis type II, Iduronate sulfatase deficiency
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Hunter Syndrome
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Hunter syndrome appears in children as young as 18 months. It nearly always occurs in males.
There's no cure for Hunter syndrome. Treatment of Hunter syndrome involves management of symptoms and complications.
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Symptoms are treated as they appear. Hunter syndrome is the most common of the mucopolysaccharide disorders.

~: A genetic metabolic disorder that arises from deficiency of the enzyme iduronate sulfatase, resulting in tissue deposits of molecules called mucopolysaccharides.

MPS II (Hunter syndrome)
MPS IV (Morquio syndrome)
MPS III (Sanfilippo syndrome)
MPS I S (Scheie syndrome) ...

MPS II (Hunter syndrome)
MPS IV (Morquio syndrome)
MPS III (Sanfilippo syndrome)
MPS I S (Scheie syndrome) ...

Mucopolysaccharidosis type 2 Hunter syndrome- mild form ... joint deformities
Mucopolysaccharidosis type 2 Hunter syndrome- severe form ... joint stiffness, joint deformities
Mucopolysaccharidosis type 6 ... joint stiffness, knock-knee
Mucopolysaccharidosis type I Hurler syndrome ...

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These disorders are also known as Hunter syndrome A or B. All types of MPS II affect the enzyme iduronate sulfatase. A deficiency in iduronate sulfatase will result in an increased level of the glycosaminoglycans chondroitin sulfate B and heparitin sulfate.

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Mucopolysaccharidosis type II (MPS II), also known as Hunter syndrome, is a condition that affects many different parts of the body and occurs almost exclusively in males. It is a progressively debilitating disorder; however, the rate of progression varies among affected individuals.

All of the Mucopolysaccharidoses, except Hunter Syndrome (which has has an X-linked recessive mode of inheritance , which limits the syndrome to the male sex), have an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance .

stigmata associated with syndromes known to include sensorineural hearing loss (Downes, CHARGE, Waardenburg)
syndromes associated with progressive hearing loss (neurofibromatosis, osteopetrosis, and Usher' s syndrome
neurodegenerative disorders (Hunter Syndrome) and/or head trauma.

a form of mucopolysaccharidosis called Hurler syndrome often die before age 10 from obstructive airway disease, respiratory infections, or cardiac complications. A child with the type known as Scheie syndrome can live into adulthood, while one with a mild case of the type known as Hunter syndrome ...

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