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
Your QuestionI have glycogen storage disease type 5. I have also had fatty liver for as long as I can remember. In addition my CPK levels on a good day can be 800. Can my liver problems be attributed to glycogen storage disease type 5?
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- CK. Lab Tests Online. 2009; http://www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/ck/glance.html. Accessed 4/15/2010.
- Arenas J, Martin MA, Andreu AL. Glycogen storage disease type V. GeneReviews. 2006; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/bookshelf/br.fcgi?book=gene&part=gsd5. Accessed 4/15/2010.