MPS-C1M3: MPS and Alpha–mannosidosis: Challenges in Disease Management – Orthopaedics


➡️ Language: English
➡️ Duration: 40 min
Presenter: Ass. Prof. ANDREA BORGO, University General Hospital of Padua, Italy

Learning Objectives: (1) Know what are the musculoskeletal manifestations of mucopolysaccharidoses and Alpha-mannosidosis (2) Recognize some precocious musculoskeletal signs suggestive for metabolic disease in order to send the patients to the right diagnostic pathway (3) Understand the orthopaedic surgical options (and their timing) in a child affected by mucopolysaccharidoses.

Andrea Borgo is Orthopaedic Surgeon and Assistant Professor at the Orthopaedic Clinic, University General Hospital of Padua, Italy


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The free-to-attend online course has been designed to help specialists and general paediatricians to reduce delay in the referral and diagnosis of patients with suspected MPS and alpha-mannosidosis, as well as improving the quality of patient’s lives who have already been diagnosed. On-time diagnosis is crucial for access to treatment and clinical trials, disease management and to access the proper care services at the earliest of the disease possible.

The course is an MPS Europe project in partnership with MetabERN and the Excellence in Pediatrics with the support of Abeona, Biomarin, Chiesi, Orchard Therapeutics, Regenxbio, Sanofi Genzyme, Takeda, and Ultragenyx. All modules of the course are independently organised by EIP in terms of content, topics and speakers appointed. 



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