CPN | Sanfilippo Syndrome (MPS)

Sanfilippo Syndrome (MPS)

Sanfilippo Syndrome, or mucopolysaccharidosis III (MPS-III), is a rare, inherited metabolism disorder in which the body cannot properly break down long chains of sugar molecules called glycosaminoglycans leading to progressive degeneration of the central nervous system. Sanfilippo belongs to a group of diseases called mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS). At present there is no cure for Sanfilippo.

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