Definition of Dysostosis multiplex

1. Noun. Hereditary disease (autosomal recessive) consisting of an error is mucopolysaccharide metabolism; characterized by severe abnormalities in development of skeletal cartilage and bone and mental retardation.




Medical Definition of Dysostosis multiplex

1. Mucopolysaccharidosis in which there is a deficiency of alpha-l-iduronidase, an accumulation of an abnormal intracellular material, and excretion of dermatan sulfate and heparan sulfate in the urine; with severe abnormality in development of skeletal cartilage and bone, with dwarfism, kyphosis, deformed limbs, limitation of joint motion, spadelike hand, corneal clouding, hepatosplenomegaly, mental retardation, and gargoyle-like facies; autosomal recessive inheritance. See: mucolipidosis. Synonym: dysostosis multiplex, Hurler's disease, lipochondrodystrophy, Pfaundler-Hurler syndrome, type IH mucopolysaccharidosis. (05 Mar 2000)

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