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type 4 glycogenosis

type 4 glycogenosis in Medicine

type 4 glycogenosis n.
Glycogenosis due to brancher enzyme deficiency, resulting in the accumulation of abnormal glycogen in liver, kidney, muscle, and other tissues and characterized by progressive cirrhosis of the liver, leading to liver failure and death, usually before age 2. Also called Andersen's disease, brancher deficiency amylopectinosis.

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