Glycogen storage disease due to acid maltase deficiency, late-onset

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Glycogen storage disease due to acid maltase deficiency, late-onset

Synonyms: Alpha-1,4-glucosidase acid deficiency, late-onset | GSD due to acid maltase deficiency, late-onset | GSD type 2, late-onset | GSD type II, late-onset | Glycogen storage disease type 2, late-onset | Glycogen storage disease type II, late-onset | Glycogenosis type 2, late-onset | Glycogenosis type II, late-onset | Pompe disease, late-onset

A form of glycogen storage disease due to acid maltase deficiency characterized by excessive accumulation of glycogen in lysosomes most notably in skeletal muscle leading to slowly progressive muscle weakness with walking disability and reduced respiratory function. The late-onset form includes all cases in which hypertrophic cardiomyopathy did not manifest or was not diagnosed at or under the age of 1 year as well as all cases with symptom onset above the age of 1 year.

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Advocacy Organizations

Emory Lysosomal Storage Disease Center

The Emory Lysosomal and Peroxisomal Storage Disease Center is devoted to remaining on the cutting edge of research and treatment providing comprehensive and compassionate care for all of our patients affected by lysosomal storage diseases.

Emory Lysosomal Storage Disease Center

The Emory Lysosomal and Peroxisomal Storage Disease Center is devoted to remaining on the cutting edge of research and treatment providing comprehensive and compassionate care for all of our patients affected by lysosomal storage diseases.

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.

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.

Lysosomal Storage Disorders Support Society

LSDSS endeavors to transform the life of children affected by rare Lysosomal Storage Disorders. Our mission is to increase awareness about the prevention of such disorders in future offspring as well as counsel the affected patients and families on how to cope with existing conditions, ensuring no patient or family living with an LSD ever feels alone.

Canadian Society for Mucopolysaccharide & Related Diseases Inc.

The Canadian Society for Mucopolysaccharide and Related Diseases Inc. (The Canadian MPS Society), founded in 1984, serves all Canadians affected by MPS and related diseases through support, education, advocacy and by advancing research.

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) was founded to raise awareness, educate, and provide support to those living or caring for someone with genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM).

My Faulty Gene

My Faulty Gene is a nonprofit organization which provides information and assistance to any individual whose family medical history suggests genetic testing might be helpful in identifying an increased risk of disease due to a genetic mutation. We believe that everyone in need of genetic testing should have access to it.

Association Aux Pas du Coeur

Our organization wants to raise awareness and recognize rare diseases in Côte d'Ivoire. Our mission is to: Raising awareness and campaigning to help with the diagnosis and free therapeutic care of patients. Request and/or contribute to actions relating to the training of the medical profession so that doctors are able to make a final diagnosis and ensure the continuous follow-up of patients. Create a patient registry to establish very precise statistics of rare diseases in Côte d'Ivoire. Create a close-knit patient community. Break the isolation and despair of sick people and their families. Open up to the world and actively contribute to international research aimed at treatments.

Clinical Trials

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