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What is the developmental age for someone with a mucolipidoses condition?

The typical developmental level for someone with a mucolipidoses condition varies by disease type and individual. For example, children born with MLI (sialidosis) typically die in their first year without meeting any milestones.  Children who have MLIV often fail to develop their language or movement skills beyond those of a toddler.

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