von Gierke's disease

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von Gierke's disease

[fȯn ′gir·kēz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A form of glycogenosis characterized by marked diminution in or absence of hepatic glucose-6-phosphatase, resulting in hepatic glycogenosis, hypoglycemia, and acidosis. Also known as glycogen storage disease; hepatic glycogenosis; type I of Cori; van Crevald-von Gierke's disease.
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