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Lysosomal Storage Diseases

Diseases in which an abnormal amount of an protein, lipid, pigment, or other compound accumulates in the body.

Batten Disease
Article describes Batten disease, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Cystinosis
Article describes cystinosis, its different forms, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Fabry Disease
Article describes Fabry disease, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Fucosidosis
Article describes fucosidosis, its types, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Gaucher Disease
Information about Gaucher diseases, its differents types, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Hunter Syndrome (MPS II)
Article describes Hunter syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis II), its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. From the About.com Guide to Rare/Orphan Diseases.

Hurler Syndrome (MPS I)
Article describes Hurler syndrome (MPS I), its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Krabbe Disease
Feature article describes Krabbe disease, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. From the About.com Guide to Rare/Orphan Diseases.

MPS VI (Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome)
Site promotes awareness and diagnosis of Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome (MPS VI); provides information, newsletter, resources, and support.

Morquio Syndrome (MPS IV)
Information from the National MPS Society about Morquio syndrome.

Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses
Article describes the diseases known as neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCLs), including Batten disease, their symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Niemann-Pick Disease
Article describes Niemann-Pick disease, its symptoms, and treatment. From the About.com Guide to Rare/Orphan Diseases.

Pompe Disease
Information about Pompe disease (glycogen storage disease type II), including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Sanfilippo Syndrome (MPS III)
Information from the National MPS Society about Sanfilippo syndrome.

Schindler Disease
Article describes Schindler disease, its types, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Sialidosis
Article describes sialidosis, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Sly Syndrome (MPS VII)
Information from the National MPS Society on Sly syndrome (MPS VII).

NTSAD: Tay-Sachs Disease
The National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Assocation gives a profile of Tay-Sachs disease, offers resources, services, and a reading list.

Wolman Disease
Article describes Wolman disease, its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and research about the disease.

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