Mondo Description A rare autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease caused by deficiency of the enzyme galactosamine-6-sulfatase. It is characterized by skeletal and central nervous system deficits.
Uniprot Description A form of mucopolysaccharidosis type 4, an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease characterized by intracellular accumulation of keratan sulfate and chondroitin-6-sulfate. Key clinical features include short stature, skeletal dysplasia, dental anomalies, and corneal clouding. Intelligence is normal and there is no direct central nervous system involvement, although the skeletal changes may result in neurologic complications. There is variable severity, but patients with the severe phenotype usually do not survive past the second or third decade of life.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0009659: mucopolysaccharidosis type 4A