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McArdle’s diseaseGlycogen storage disease V, see there.
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McArdle's diseaseGlycogen storage disease V Metabolic disease An AR condition caused by muscle phosphorylase deficiency Clinical Exercise intolerance, premature fatigue, myalgia, and cramping
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
McArdle's diseaseAn autosomal recessive disorder of muscle carbohydrate metabolism in which glycogen breakdown is blocked because of non-functioning of the enzyme myophosphorylase. The effect is a considerable reduction in exercise capacity. Attempts at strenuous activity cause cramps, muscle injury, RHABDOMYOLYSIS and MYOGLOBINURIA. Ingestion of sucrose before exertion can markedly improve exercise capacity.
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