Published in Blood Weekly, August 28th, 2003
"Over the last 15 years, we have performed a total of 30 hematopoietic stem cell transplants on 27 children suffering from Hurler's syndrome," scientists in France wrote.
"These children were of median age 11 months at the time of diagnosis and 25 months at the time of transplantation," noted G. Souillet and coauthors at Debrousse Hospital in Lyon.
"The phenotype was severe in 21 cases (78%)," they wrote in the journal Bone Marrow Transplantation. "The donor was familial in 13 cases: nine genotypically identical, one phenotypically identical father...
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