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How do other illnesses affect mucolipidoses?

People with mucolipidoses can acquire anemia and need to take iron supplements. They are also susceptible to bronchitis and pneumonia and should be treated with antibiotics promptly. Because mucolipidoses diseases are progressive, their effects on organs such as the heart, liver, and spleen accumulate and can cause permanent damage. Treatment needs may change over time.

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