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Music Therapy and Sanfilippo Syndrome: an Analysis of Psychological and Physiological Variables of Three Case Studies

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source: Orphanet journal of rare diseases

year: 2021

authors: Pérez-Núñez P,Lázaro E,Amayra I,López-Paz JF,Caballero P,Martínez O,Pérez M,Berrocoso S,Al-Rashaida M,García M,Rodríguez AA,Luna PM


Mucopolysaccharidosis type III (MPS III) or Sanfilippo syndrome is a neurodegenerative disease caused by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides in the body. As the symptoms are wide ranging, it is a challenge to provide a diagnosis and psychological treatment for affected children.

organization: Department of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain.

DOI: 10.1186/s13023-021-02123-6

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