Polyglucosan body myopathy type 2

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A rare glycogen storage disease characterized by slowly progressive myopathy with storage of polyglucosan in muscle fibers. Age of onset ranges from childhood to late adulthood. Patients present proximal or proximodistal weakness predominantly of limb-girdle muscles. Variable features include exercise intolerance or myalgia. Serum creatine kinase is normal or mildly elevated. There is usually no overt cardiac involvement.

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Advocacy Organizations

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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