Usefulness of bone marrow transplantation in the Hurler syndrome

Elizabeth A. Braunlin, Nanci R. Stauffer, Charles H. Peters, John L. Bass, James M. Berry, John J. Hopwood, William Krivit

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The Hurler syndrome, an autosomal recessive storage disease of childhood, leads to death within the first decade of life from progressive deposition of glycosaminoglycans within the myointima of the coronary arteries and airways. Cardiac ultrasound findings of patients with this syndrome >10 years after successful bone marrow transplantation are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)882-886
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Oct 1 2003


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