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Definition of Gargoylism

Gargoylism: Also known as Hurler syndrome and mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS I), is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder that lacks the enzyme lysosomal alpha-L-iduronidase and results in the buildup glycosaminoglycans.

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Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2013

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