Mucopolysaccharidosis, Type Iiia; Mps3a

Description

The Sanfilippo syndrome, or mucopolysaccharidosis III, is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease due to impaired degradation of heparan sulfate (Esposito et al., 2000). The disorder is characterized by severe central nervous system degeneration, but only mild somatic disease. Onset of clinical features usually occurs between 2 and 6 years; severe neurologic degeneration occurs in most patients between 6 and 10 years of age, and death occurs typically during the second or third decade of life. Type A has been reported (van de Kamp et al., 1981) to be the most severe, with earlier onset and rapid progression of symptoms and shorter survival. Genetic Heterogeneity of Mucopolysaccharidosis Type IIIMPS III includes 4 types, each due to the deficiency of a different enzyme: heparan N-sulfatase (type A); alpha-N-acetylglucosaminidase (type B; {252920}); acetyl CoA:alpha-glucosaminide acetyltransferase (type C; {252930}); and N-acetylglucosamine 6-sulfatase (type D; {252940}).

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Mucopolysaccharidosis, Type Iiia; Mps3a

  • Intellectual disability
  • Seizures
  • Global developmental delay
  • Hearing impairment
  • Ataxia
  • Delayed speech and language development
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Intellectual disability, severe
  • Diarrhea
  • Behavioral abnormality

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Incidence and onset information

— Currently we don't have prevalence information about this disease (Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.)
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Alternative names

Mucopolysaccharidosis, Type Iiia; Mps3a Is also known as mps iiia, sulfamidase deficiency, sanfilippo syndrome a, heparan sulfate sulfatase deficiency.

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Mucopolysaccharidosis, Type Iiia; Mps3a Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
MitoMetĀ®Plus aCGH Analysis.

By Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories (United States).

RGS9, RHO, GRK1, RLBP1, RNASEL, BCS1L, RP1, RP2, RP9, RPE65, RPGR, RPL35A, MRPL3, RPS14, RS1, SAG, SARDH, SCO2, SCP2, SDHB , (...)

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Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
GeneAware Complete Panel Version 2 (Female).

By Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories (United States).

RMRP, BCS1L, SACS, BLM, SGCA, SGCB, SGCG, SGSH, SLC12A6, SLC17A5, SLC22A5, SLC25A13, SLC25A15, SLC26A2, SLC35A3, SLC7A7, SMN1, SMPD1, BTD, BTK , (...)

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Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
GeneAware Complete Panel Version 2 (Male).

By Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories (United States).

RMRP, BCS1L, SACS, BLM, SGCA, SGCB, SGCG, SGSH, SLC12A6, SLC17A5, SLC22A5, SLC25A13, SLC25A15, SLC26A2, SLC35A3, SLC7A7, SMN1, SMPD1, BTD, TGM1 , (...)

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Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
Sanfilippo A syndrome.

By Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories Greenwood Genetic Center (United States).

SGSH
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %
Lysosomal Storage Disease Panel.

By Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories Greenwood Genetic Center (United States).

SGSH, SLC17A5, SMPD1, TCF4, MCOLN1, NPC2, ADAMTSL2, DNAJC5, SUMF1, TPP1, CLN3, CLN5, CLN6, CLN8, DYM, ANTXR2, COL11A2, PEX26, GNE, CTNS , (...)

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Specificity
2 %
Genes
100 %
Lysosomal Storage Disease Panel.

By Molecular Genetics Laboratory Centro de Investigaciones Endocrinologicas "Dr. Cesar Bergada" (Argentina).

SGSH, SLC17A5, SMPD1, MCOLN1, NPC2, DNAJC5, SUMF1, TPP1, CLN3, CLN5, CLN6, CLN8, GNPTG, CTNS, CTSD, CTSK, HGSNAT, MFSD8, GNPTAB, AGA , (...)

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Specificity
2 %
Genes
100 %
Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIA.

By Clinic of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine General University Hospital in Prague and First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic).

SGSH
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %
NGS Neurodegenerative disorders Multi-Gene Panel (73 genes).

By Laboratory of genome diagnostics Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam (Netherlands).

SGSH, SLC2A1, SPR, NPC2, CBS, APTX, COQ8A, PDSS1, MMAA, MMAB, LMBRD1, PDSS2, MMACHC, MMADHC, COQ2, COQ9, CYP27A1, HGSNAT, DBT, DDC , (...)

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Specificity
2 %
Genes
100 %

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