amylopectinosis

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amylopectinosis

[‚am·ə·lō‚pek·tə′nō·səs]
(medicine)
A hereditary disease arising from an enzyme deficiency and characterized by abnormal accumulation of glycogen in tissues. Also known as Andersen's disease.
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The authors postulate that adult polyglucosan body disease is one manifestation of glycogen storage disease type IV, the other clinical presentations being hepatic and neuromuscular forms.

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