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Are mucolipidoses serious?

Mucolipidoses Mucolipidoses diseases are very serious. They are inherited, have no cure, and can reduce life expectancy. There is prenatal testing available that may help you make family planning choices. If your child has mucolipidoses, your doctor can refer you to physical, speech, and occupational therapists who can help you improve your child's quality of life.

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