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Related to Cori's disease: McArdle's disease, glycogen storage disease, Pompe disease, von Gierke's disease, Andersen disease, Tarui's disease
Etymology: Carl F. Cori; Gerty T. Cori
a rare type of glycogen storage disease, in which the lack of an enzyme results in abnormally large deposits of glycogen in the liver, skeletal muscles, and heart. Signs are an enlarged liver, hypoglycemia, acidosis, and, occasionally, stunted growth. Symptoms can be controlled by giving the patient frequent small meals rich in carbohydrate and protein. Also called Forbes' disease; glycogenosis; glycogen storage disease, type III.
see glycogenosis type III.