Morquio's disease


Morquio's disease
Mor·quio's disease 'mȯr-kē-.ōz- n an autosomal recessive mucopolysaccharidosis characterized by excretion of keratan sulfate in the urine, dwarfism, a short neck, protruding sternum, kyphosis, a flat nose, prominent upper jaw, and a waddling gait
Morquio Luis (1867-1935)
Uruguayan physician. Morquio held positions as a director of a pediatric clinic and as a professor of medicine at Montevideo. He published his description of Morquio's disease in 1929.

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  • Morquio-Ullrich disease — Mor·quio Ull·rich disease (morґkyo oolґrik) [L. Morquio; Otto Ullrich, German physician, 1894–1957] Morquio syndrome; see under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Morquio-Brailsford disease — a defect of mucopolysaccharide metabolism (see inborn error of metabolism) that causes dwarfism with a kyphosis, a short neck, knock knee, and an angulated sternum in affected children. Intelligence is normal. L. Morquio (1865 1935), Uruguayan… …   Medical dictionary

  • Morquio-Brailsford disease — a defect of mucopolysaccharide metabolism (see inborn error of metabolism) that causes dwarfism with a kyphosis, a short neck, knock knee, and an angulated sternum in affected children. Intelligence is normal [Morquio (1865–1935), Uruguayan… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Болезнь Морхио-Брайлсфорда (Morquio-Brailsford Disease) — см. Хондродисплазия. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Morquio syndrome — Classification and external resources ICD 10 E76.2 ICD 9 277.5 …   Wikipedia

  • Morquio disease — Morquio disease. См. болезнь Моркио. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Morquio syndrome — An inherited error in carbohydrate metabolism that results in mucopolysaccharide accumulation and severe skeletal defects. The defects are present at birth and include severe deformity of the spine and chest, short neck, loose and enlarged joints …   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

  • Morquio syndrome — ▪ pathology also called  mucopolysaccharidosis IV        rare hereditary disorder of intracartilaginous bone development that results in severe malformation of the skeleton (particularly the spine and long bones) and dwarfing (dwarfism). The… …   Universalium

  • Morquio — Louis, Uruguayan physician, 1867–1935. See M. disease, M. syndrome, M. Ullrich disease, Brailsford M. disease …   Medical dictionary