MAROTEAUX-LAMY SYNDROME

is and inherited disorder which involves the connective tissues and a somewhat stunned skeletal development resulting in dwarfism and the delayed closure of some cranial sutures. Maldevelopment of various facial structures such as the nose and cheekbones may also be slowed.

MAROTEAUX-LAMY SYNDROME: "Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome occurs when the connective tissue and skeletal development abnormally develop which can lead to abnormally shaped and sized limbs."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MAROTEAUX-LAMY SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/maroteaux-lamy-syndrome/ (accessed October 22, 2021).
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