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Global Epidemiology of Mucopolysaccharidosis Type III (Sanfilippo Syndrome): An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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source: Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM

year: 2021

authors: Kong W,Wu S,Zhang J,Lu C,Ding Y,Meng Y


Mucopolysaccharidosis III, an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder, is characterized by progressive mental retardation and behavioral problems. Meta-analysis of global mucopolysaccharidosis III epidemiology, which serves as a fundamental reference for public health decision-making, was not available prior to this study. To provide a systematic review and meta-analysis of birth prevalence of mucopolysaccharidosis III in multiple countries.

organization: Department of Pediatrics, Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

DOI: 10.1515/jpem-2020-0742

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