Glycogen storage disease type 13
Other Names for this Disease
- Glycogen storage disease 13
- Enolase-beta deficiency
- Enolase 3 deficiency
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Tests & Diagnosis
Glycogen storage disease type 13 is diagnosed by taking a sample of muscle tissue (muscle biopsy) to determine if there is enough of the chemical enolase working in the muscle cells. Genetic testing can also be done to look for changes (mutations) in the ENO3 gene.
Last updated: 6/24/2012
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- The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) provides information about the genetic tests for this condition. The intended audience for the GTR is health care providers and researchers. Patients and consumers with specific questions about a genetic test should contact a health care provider or a genetics professional.