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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Glycogen storage disease type 5


Other Names for this Disease
  • GSD 5
  • McArdle disease
  • McArdle type glycogen storage disease
  • PYGM deficiency
  • Muscle glycogen phosphorylase deficiency
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  • I have glycogen storage disease type 5. I have also had fatty liver for as long as I can remember. In addition my CPK levels on a good day can be 800. Can my liver problems be attributed to glycogen storage disease type 5? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • GSD 5
  • McArdle disease
  • McArdle type glycogen storage disease
  • PYGM deficiency
  • Muscle glycogen phosphorylase deficiency
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.