McArdle disease


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McArdle disease

 [mik-ar´d'l]
glycogen storage disease (type V), a condition in which deficiency of muscle phosphorylase results in accumulation of glycogen in skeletal muscles, with muscle cramps and a depressed blood lactate level during exercise. Called also myophosphorylase deficiency glycogenosis.

gly·co·ge·no·sis type 5

(glī'kō-jĕ-nō'sis tīp)
Disorder due to muscle glycogen phosphorylase deficiency, resulting in accumulation of glycogen of normal chemical structure in muscle tissue.
Synonym(s): McArdle disease, McArdle-Schmid-Pearson disease.

McArdle disease

(mak-ard'il)
[Brian McArdle, Brit. pediatrician, 1911–2002]
A glycogen storage disease caused by deficient myophosphorylase B (a muscle phosphorylase.)
Synonym: glycogen storage disease type V; muscle phosphorylase deficiency

McArdle,

Brian, English neurologist, d. 2002.
McArdle disease - Synonym(s): McArdle syndrome
McArdle syndrome - glycogenosis due to muscle glycogen phosphorylase deficiency, resulting in accumulation of glycogen of normal chemical structure in muscle. Synonym(s): Cori syndrome; McArdle disease; McArdle-Schmid-Pearson syndrome; type 5 glycogenosis
McArdle-Schmid-Pearson disease - Synonym(s): McArdle syndrome
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carried out the test on a healthy subject according to the method of Threatte and Henry (2), who describe the procedure as follows: "Laboratory diagnosis of McArdle disease is made by applying a blood pressure cuff on an exercising forearm and sampling blood lactate one minute after the exercise has begun".