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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 360-363

Morquio syndrome: A radiological diagnosis

Department of Radiology, Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences (Affiliated to Bharath University), Puducherry, India

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Sadhanandham Shrinuvasan
Department of Radiology, Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Osudu, Puducherry - 605 001
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DOI: 10.4103/2348-3334.165748

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Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) are a family of inherited metabolic diseases that results from the deficiency of lysosomal enzymes involved in the degradation of the glycosaminoglycans (MPS). We report here a 7-year-old female child who presented with complaints of short stature, skeletal deformities, and difficulty in walking with normal intelligence. A clinical diagnosis with differential diagnosis of achondroplasia/rickets was considered. Skeletal survey showed radiological features characteristic of Morquio syndrome (MPS IV) which lead to diagnosis in this case.

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