Glycogen storage disease type 5
- GSD 5
- McArdle disease
- McArdle type glycogen storage disease
- PYGM deficiency
- Muscle glycogen phosphorylase deficiency
Your QuestionI 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?
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