Pompe disease

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Pompe disease

Glycogen storage disease, type II, see there.
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gly·co·ge·no·sis type 2

(glī'kō-jĕ-nō'sis tīp)
Disorder due to lysosomal α-1,4-glucosidase deficiency, resulting in accumulation of excessive glycogen of normal chemical structure in heart, muscle, liver, and nervous system.
Synonym(s): Pompe disease.
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Pompe disease

[Johann Cassianus Pompe, 20th-cent. Dutch physician]
Glycogen storage disease type II.
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Johann C., 20th century Dutch physician.
Pompe disease - glycogenosis due to lysosomal alpha-1,4-glucosidase deficiency. Synonym(s): Pompe syndrome; type 2 glycogenosis
Pompe syndrome - Synonym(s): Pompe disease
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Doctors diagnosed her newborn son, Magglio, with Pompe disease, a rare and deadly genetic disorder that leads to a build-up of glycogen in the body.