Hurler syndrome (disease)
- Hur·ler syndrome (disease) (hurґlər) [Gertrud Hurler, Austrian pediatrician, 1889â€“1965] see under syndrome.
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Hurler's disease — noun hereditary disease (autosomal recessive) consisting of an error is mucopolysaccharide metabolism; characterized by severe abnormalities in development of skeletal cartilage and bone and mental retardation • Syn: ↑Hurler s syndrome,… … Useful english dictionary
Hurler's disease — Autosomal mucopolysaccharidosis recessive storage disease in which a iduronidase is absent, leading to accumulation of heparan and dermatan sulphates. Extensive deposits of mucopolysaccharide are found in gargoyle cells, and in neurons. See… … Dictionary of molecular biology
Hurler syndrome — Classification and external resources ICD 10 E76.0 ICD 9 277.5 … Wikipedia
Hurler syndrome — An inherited error of metabolism in which there is deficiency of the enzyme alpha L iduronidase which normally breaks down molecules called mucopolysaccharides. Without the activity of this enzyme, there is an abnormal accumulation of… … Medical dictionary
Syndrome, Hurler — An inherited error of metabolism in which there is deficiency of the enzyme alpha L iduronidase which normally breaks down molecules called mucopolysaccharides. Without the activity of this enzyme, there is an abnormal accumulation of… … Medical dictionary
Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… … Medical dictionary
Hurler's syndrome — Hur·ler s syndrome hər lərz , hu̇r or Hur·ler syndrome hər lər , hu̇r n a mucopolysaccharidosis that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait and is characterized by deformities of the skeleton and features, hepatosplenomegaly, restricted… … Medical dictionary
syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… … Medical dictionary
Hurler-Scheie syndrome — one of the three allelic disorders of mucopolysaccharidosis I, with clinical features intermediate between the Hurler and the Scheie syndromes, caused by deficiency of L iduronidase, and specifically characterized by receding chin (micrognathism) … Medical dictionary
Hurler's syndrome — ▪ pathology also called Gargoylism, or Mucopolysaccharidosis I, one of several rare genetic disorders involving a defect in the metabolism of mucopolysaccharides, the class of polysaccharides that bind water to unite cells and to… … Universalium