Adenoids of patients with mucopolisaccharidoses demonstrate typical alterations

Annerose Keilmann, Michael Hainz, Thorsten Hansen, Wolf Mann, Ulrich Jantzen & Michael Beck
Introduction: Tonsillar hypertrophy caused by the progressive accumulation of partially degraded glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) within the cells is a typical symptom in patients with mucopolisaccharidoses (MPS). Patients with MPS suffer from alterations of the skeleton, the heart and the lung. Typically [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]