Alpha-mannosidosis

Living with

Will my child with Alpha-mannosidosis be able to live independently?

Some people with Alpha-mannosidosis have medical problems that can prevent them from living independently. However, Alpha-mannosidosis is a variable disease and there may be some people who can live somewhat independently without help from others. Mental capacity based on the severity of disease is another factor that plays a big role in whether or not a person with Alpha-mannosidosis may be able to live on their own.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/mannosidosis-alpha-b-lysosomal/living-with/9957 • DATE UPDATED: 2016-06-14

References

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1396/

http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/alpha-mannosidosis/

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