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MeSH D052516

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


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


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

See also[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.