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How do mucolipidoses affect the body?

When a person has one of the mucolipidoses diseases, their body has trouble processing and eliminating carbohydrates and lipids (fats) from its cells. Depending on where the waste builds up, a person might have problems with their vision, movement, or cognition. Some people have skeletal deformities, and others have problems with their spleen, liver, or heart.


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