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Medical Term:

glycogenosis type 5

 

Definition: glycogenosis due to muscle glycogen phosphorylase deficiency, resulting in accumulation of glycogen of normal chemical structure in muscle.

Synonym(s): McArdle disease, McArdle syndrome, McArdle-Schmid-Pearson disease, myophosphorylase deficiency glycogenosis

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