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Related to Pompe's disease: glycogen storage disease, von Gierke's disease, Cori's disease, Forbes disease, McArdle disease, Tay Sachs disease
glycogen storage disease (type II), a condition in which deficiency of the enzyme α-1,4-glucosidase results in generalized glycogen accumulation, with cardiomegaly and usually fatal cardiorespiratory failure; children affected with this disease are mentally retarded and hypotonic. Called also generalized glycogenosis.
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Patient discussion about Pompe's disease
Q. help with tingling in the hands amd numness
A. I have experienced the same conditions in the past on numerous occasions. The malady, more than likely, is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. You should consult a neurologist for a diagnosis.More discussions about Pompe's disease
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