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Related to Forbes' disease: glycogen storage disease III, McArdle disease, Tarui disease, Cori disease
glycogen storage disease (type III), a condition in which deficiency of the debrancher enzyme dextrin-1,6-glucosidase affects the heart and liver, with hepatomegaly, hypoglycemia, acidosis, stunted growth, and a doll-like face. Called also Cori's disease and limit dextrinosis.
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