glycogen storage disease

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Related to Glycogen storage disease type V: McArdle's disease, McArdle's syndrome, Myophosphorylase, glycogenosis type V

glycogen storage disease

n.
Any of various genetic diseases caused by deficiency of one of the enzymes involved in breaking down or synthesizing glycogen, resulting in storage of abnormal amounts or types of glycogen and often affecting the liver, muscles, or both. Also called glycogenosis.
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McArdle disease (glycogen storage disease type V, GSDV) is a metabolic myopathy caused by homozygous or compound heterozygous mutations in PYGM.
Abbreviations DOMS: Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness GSDV: Glycogen storage disease type V HIIT: High intensity interval training.
Ischemic exercise testing is used in evaluation of patients with suspected McArdle disease, also known as glycogen storage disease type V (1).

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