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Danon disease

Other Names for this Disease
  • Antopol disease
  • Glycogen storage cardiomyopathy
  • Glycogen storage disease limited to the heart
  • Glycogen storage disease type 2b (formerly)
  • GSD2B (formerly)
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What causes Danon disease?

Danon disease is caused by mutation in the LAMP2 gene. LAMP2 stands for “lysosomal-associated membrane protein 2.”[1][2][3]
Last updated: 3/19/2010

  1. Yang Z et al. Danon disease as an underrecognized cause of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in children. Circulation. 2005;
  2. Maron BJ et al. Clinical outcome and phenotypic expression in LAMP2 cardiomyopathy. JAMA. 2009;
  3. Danon disease. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man. March 19, 2010; Accessed 1/1/2008.