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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Respiratory Care: Acid maltase deficiency and debrancher enzyme deficiency tend to weaken the respiratory muscles, those that operate the lungs, meaning that a person with one of these disorders may require supplemental oxygen at some point.