Hunter syndrome is an X-linked recessive genetic disease characterized by a deficiency of lysosomal enzymes responsible for the hydrolysis of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), with males more likely to develop disease and females more likely to be carriers.
After reviewing Treatment strategies in Hunter Syndrome, you will be able to:
• Describe the importance of earlier treatment and diagnosis of Hunter syndrome in patients
• Determine the likelihood of Hunter syndrome using with established diagnosis methods, given a patient case
• Describe options available to treat Hunter syndrome and design a medical plan to treat a patient with Hunter syndrome
• Describe present barriers to care in the treatment of patients with Hunter syndrome
- Cost: Free
- Credit hours: 1
- CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
- Format: On-Demand Online
- Material last updated: June 29, 2017
- Expiration of CME credit: June 29, 2019
- Genetics CME
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