Figure 1. . Girl (age 9.

Figure 1.

Girl (age 9.5 yrs) on the right has mucolipidosis type III alpha/beta. Boy (age 3 yrs) on the left has mucolipidosis II. Hands in the two children are significantly different: short, broad with claw-like in ML II and rather long in ML III alpha/beta. Linear growth is minimal in ML II and is progressively deficient in ML III. Although frank dwarfing does not occur in ML III alpha/beta, stature often remains under the 3rd centile.

From: Mucolipidosis III Alpha/Beta

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