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Glycogen storage disease type 5
Other Names for this Disease
- GSD 5
- McArdle disease
- McArdle type glycogen storage disease
- Muscle glycogen phosphorylase deficiency
- Myophosphorylase deficiency
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- McArdle syndrome. MedlinePlus. 2010; http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000329.htm. Accessed 4/15/2010.
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- The Association for Glycogen Storage Diseases (AGSD) Web site has an information page on glycogen storage disease type V. Click on the link above to view this information page.
- The Muscular Dystrophy Association's Web site has an information page on glycogen storage disease type 5. Click on the link above to view this information page.
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