Glycogen storage disease due to glycogen branching enzyme deficiency
Synonyms: Amylopectinosis | Andersen disease | GSD due to glycogen branching enzyme deficiency | GSD type 4 | GSD type IV | Glycogen storage disease type 4 | Glycogen storage disease type IV | Glycogenosis due to glycogen branching enzyme deficiency | Glycogenosis type 4 | Glycogenosis type IV
Glycogen branching enzyme (GBE) deficiency (Andersen’s disease or amylopectinosis) or glycogen storage disease type 4 (GSD4) is a rare and severe form of glycogen storage disease which accounts for approximately 3% of all the glycogen storage diseases (see these terms).
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association for glycogen storage disease
The Association for Glycogen Storage Disease (AGSD) is a patient advocacy organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the best interest of all persons affected by the glycogen storage disease. • AGSD is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of glycogen storage disease through programs of education, advocacy, research, and patient services.
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