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Metabolic Diseases

Question
3 out of 4
 

Only male are affected in - (AIPG 2011)



A Scheie's syndrome
B Hunter's syndrome

C Hurler's syndrome
D Gaucher's disease

Ans. B

Hunters syndrome

a. All these are lysosomal storage diseases.

b. Remember that -

“All lysosomal diseases are aulosomal recessive except for Hunter's syndrome and fabry's disease which are X-

linked recessive u.

c. As Hunter's syndrome is X-linked recessive, it will affect only males.