Diagnosis of generalized glycogen storage disease (Pompe's disease)

F. Huijing, S. van Creveld, G. Losekoot

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Generalized glycogen storage disease has been shown to result from absence of the enzyme α-glucosidase from the lysozymes of cells. The concentration of this enzyme in the leukocytes from one patient with this disorder was extremely low. It is suggested that this measurement may be useful diagnostically.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)984-987
Number of pages4
JournalThe Journal of Pediatrics
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 1963

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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