Maroteaux–Lamy Syndrome

Maroteaux–Lamy syndrome (also known as Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI" or Polydystrophic Dwarfism) is a form of mucopolysaccharidosis caused by a deficiency in arylsulfatase B (ARSB). It is named after Pierre Maroteaux (1926-), and his mentor, Maurice Emil Joseph Lamy (1895-1975), both French physicians.

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