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Glycogen Storage Disease IXc

Glycogen Storage Disease IXc: Introduction

Glycogen Storage Disease IXc: Glycogen storage disease type IX is a relatively mild glycogen storage disease which involves a deficiency of the enzyme hepatic phosphorylase kinase. There are four subtypes of the condition, each caused by a different genetic defect which results in the enzyme deficiency. Type IXc is linked to a defect in the PHKG2 gene on chromosome 16p12.1-p11.2 and is inherited in a recessive manner. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Glycogen Storage Disease IXc is available below.

Symptoms of Glycogen Storage Disease IXc

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Glycogen Storage Disease IXc: Complications

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Causes of Glycogen Storage Disease IXc

  • The condition is caused by a defect in the PHKG2 gene on chromosome 16p12.1-p11.2 and is inherited in a recessive manner
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Misdiagnosis and Glycogen Storage Disease IXc

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Prognosis for Glycogen Storage Disease IXc

Prognosis for Glycogen Storage Disease IXc: Most patients find that their symptoms improve with age but a small number will suffer liver complications. Growth during childhood tends to be poor but the final adult height is usually normal.

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