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Symptoms of Glycogen storage diseases

Symptoms of Glycogen storage diseases: Introduction

The types and severity of symptoms of glycogen storage diseases vary between individuals and differ based on the specific type of glycogen storage disease.

Typical symptoms include low blood sugar, muscle cramps, slow growth, and enlarged liver.

There are eight types of glycogen storage diseases, designated as type I - type VIII. Glycogen storage diseases type I, III, IV and VI affect the liver. Symptoms can include high level of fats and uric acid in the blood, mouth infections, enlarged liver, low blood sugar and cirrhosis of the liver. Complications, such as osteoporosis and liver failure, can occur in some of these types of glycogen storage diseases.

Glycogen storage diseases type V and VII affect the muscles. Symptoms can include muscle cramps and fatigue with exercise. Anemia can also occur.

Symptoms of glycogen storage disease type VIII can include muscle weakness, anemia, and high levels of uric acid.

Glycogen storage disease type II can affect both the liver and heart. Symptoms can include enlarged heart and enlarged liver. In severe cases, heart failure may occur in infanthood, but not all people with Type II will have heart problems....more about Glycogen storage diseases »

Symptoms of Glycogen storage diseases

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