Glycogen Storage Disease Type V

Glycogen Storage Disease Type V

Glycogen storage disease type V (GSD-V) is a metabolic disorder, more specifically a glycogen storage disease, caused by a deficiency of myophosphorylase. Its incidence is reported as 1 in 100,000, approximately the same as glycogen storage disease type I.

GSD type V is also known as McArdle disease or muscle phosphorylase (myophosphorylase) deficiency. The disease was first reported in 1951 by Dr. Brian McArdle of Guy's Hospital, London.

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