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Title: Cardiac and ocular manifestations in Egyptian patients with mucopolysaccharidoses
Authors: Shawky, R.M.
Abdel Monim, M.T.
El Sebai, A.A.
El Sayed, S.M.
Issue Date: 2001
Language: English
Abstract: Cardiac and ocular manifestations were evaluated in 21 patients clinically suspected of mucopolysaccharidosis. After electrophoresis analysis of urinary glycoaminoglycans, 3 patients were excluded because their results did not correlate with any known type of mucopolysaccharidosis. Echocardiography revealed abnormal findings in 11 patients [61.1%]. The mitral valve was the most commonly affected valve; 7 patients [38.9%] had thickened mitral valve and 6 had mitral regurge. Corneal opacities were found in 3 patients [16.7%] and progressive increase in intraocular pressure in 1 patient [5.6%], while fundus examination showed early optic atrophy in 1 patient [5.6%] and bilateral papilloedema in 2 patients [11.1%]
Description: 981-991
Keywords: Case-Control Studies
Child, Preschool
Coloring Agents
Corneal Opacity
Echocardiography, Doppler, Color
Electrophoresis
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Atrophy
Papilledema
Subject: Mucopolysaccharidoses
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119116
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/0706/emhj_2001_7_6_981_991.pdf
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