Pompe disease

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Pompe disease

[′pämp di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A hereditary glycogen storage disease in humans arising from deficiency of a lysosomal enzyme and characterized by weakness, enlargement of the heart and cardiac failure, enlargement of the tongue, and moderate enlargement of the liver.
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