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CASE REPORT

Mucopolysaccharidosis and Rehabilitation

P Harshanand, G Anil Kumar, P Vivek, R Jayasree

Citation Information : Harshanand P, Anil Kumar G, Vivek P, Jayasree R. Mucopolysaccharidosis and Rehabilitation. Indian J Phy Med Rehab 2013; 24 (2):44-47.

DOI: 10.5005/ijopmr-24-2-44

Published Online: 00-06-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Mucopolysaccharidosis is a rare lysosomal storage disorder with overall prevalence of all types is 3.53 per 100,000 live births. Exact figures are not available for Indian population. It has poor prognosis with no easy curative medical or surgical management. This case report describes two cases of mucopolysaccharidosis with type one and type four variant. These cases diagnosed and rehabilitated to increase quality of life. Early identification of such cases by clinical features, supportive investigations and rehabilitation management can help patient to improve functional independence and activities of daily living.


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