Sanfilippo syndrome
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Sanfilippo syndrome

Sarah Hall Learning disability nursing student, School of Health and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland
Mhari Henderson-Laidlaw Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland

Sanfilippo syndrome, also known as mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) type III, is a progressive and rare congenital lysosomal disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency in the degradation of heparan sulphate.

Learning Disability Practice. 22, 4, 17-17. doi: 10.7748/ldp.22.4.17.s15