Glycogen storage disease type 5
Other Names for this Disease
- Glycogen storage disease due to muscle glycogen phosphorylase deficiency
- Glycogenosis due to muscle glycogen phosphorylase deficiency
- Glycogenosis type 5
- GSD 5
- GSD due to muscle glycogen phosphorylase deficiency
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- McArdle syndrome. MedlinePlus. 2010; http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000329.htm. Accessed 4/15/2010.
- The Association for Glycogen Storage Diseases (AGSD) Web site has an information page on glycogen storage disease type V. Click on the link above to view this information page.
- The Muscular Dystrophy Association's Web site has an information page on glycogen storage disease type 5. Click on the link above to view this information page.
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