Sulfatidosis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sulfatidosis
Classification and external resources
MeSH D052516

Sulfatidosis is a form of lysosomal storage disease resulting in a proliferation of sulfatide.

Causes[edit]

It is caused by a genetic insufficiency of sulfatase enzymes.[1]

Types[edit]

Metachromatic leukodystrophy and multiple sulfatase deficiency are classified as sulfatidoses.[2][3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Definition: sulfatidosis from Online Medical Dictionary". 
  2. ^ Sulfatidosis at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
  3. ^ Cotran, Ramzi S.; Kumar, Vinay; Fausto, Nelson; Nelso Fausto; Robbins, Stanley L.; Abbas, Abul K. (2005). Robbins and Cotran pathologic basis of disease. St. Louis, Mo: Elsevier Saunders. p. 161. ISBN 0-7216-0187-1.