A 16-year-old Girl with Morquio Syndrome: A Case Report

  • AKM Motiur Rahman Bhuiyan Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Maftahul Jannat Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Md Zilan Miah Sarker Professor, Internal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Mohammad Tanvir Islam Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Amit Roy Chowdhury Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
Keywords: Morquio syndrome, Bangladesh, mucopolysaccharidosis

Abstract

Morquio syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism, also called mucopolysaccharidosis type IV. We report a case of Morquio syndrome in a16-year- old girl of normal intelligence, who got herself admitted in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The patient had short stature and skeletal deformity and she belonged to a non-consanguineous marriage of her parents. She was diagnosed on the basis of clinical features, typical radiological changes and positive urinary mucopolysaccharide screening test.

Birdem Med J 2018; 8(3): 266-269

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2018-09-10
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Bhuiyan, A. M., Jannat, M., Sarker, M. Z., Islam, M. T., & Chowdhury, A. (2018). A 16-year-old Girl with Morquio Syndrome: A Case Report. BIRDEM Medical Journal, 8(3), 266-269. https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v8i3.38137
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