The mucopolysaccharidoses: Clinical and neuroradiographic features

L. E. Walsh, C. C. Moran

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Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) are lysosomal storage diseases that result from defective metabolism of complex carbohydrates. The accumulation of mucopolysaccharides manifests as neurologic and somatic diseases. The diseases are clinically heterogeneous but have many shared neurologic sequelae. Neuroradiographic techniques have evolved such that correlation with known neuropathologic findings can now be achieved during the MPS patient's life. These techniques allow assessment of possibly beneficial therapies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-303
Number of pages13
JournalNeuroimaging Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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