MPS I is included on the newborn screen in Massachusetts. It can be diagnosed before symptoms begin. Follow-up blood and urine tests confirm the diagnosis.
While there is no cure for MPS I, there are 2 types of treatment to help improve your child’s symptoms and quality of life and lengthen their lifespan:
There are many members of your child’s care team, based on their needs and symptoms. If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to Medical Genetics at MGfC at 617-726-3880:
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