Day: September 29, 2022

Health Awareness

The Mucopolysaccharidoses Disease Series: Type IV

In the last blog update, we discussed on Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) Disease series with MPS Type III, also known as Sanfilippo Syndrome. In today’s blog, we continue the series with the next variation of the disease; MPS Type IV. MPS Type IV is also known as Morquio syndrome. This metabolic condition is very rare to happen, in which the body cannot break down the GAGs chain, causing it to accumulate in lysosome cells and can be inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. MPS type IV is divided into two forms such as type A and type B. Type A is mainly […]

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