glycogen storage disease type II

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glycogen storage disease type II

A glycogen storage disease caused by a deficiency of lysosomal a-glucosidase.
Synonym: Pompe disease
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Pompe's disease, also known as acid maltase deficiency or glycogen storage disorder type II, affects an estimated 5,000-10,000 people in the Western world.
Human alpha-glucisidase, which is produced at Pharming's subsidiary in Geel, Belgium, is intended to be used in a therapy for the genetic muscular disorder, Pompe's Disease or Acid Maltase Deficiency.