Hunter syndrome

What is Hunter syndrome?

An error of mucopolysaccharide metabolism characterized by deficiency of iduronate sulfatase, with excretion of dermatan sulfate and heparan sulfate in the urine; clinically similar to Hurler syndrome but distinguished by less severe skeletal changes, no corneal clouding, and X-linked recessive inheritance; caused by mutation in the iduronate sulfatase gene (IDS) on chromosome Xq.

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My mom recently died. I think she may have been misdiagnosed with a stroke. She had neck arthritis with pain and tingling in her left arm, also...

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Stroke could have been caused by same mechanism as bow hunter's

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