An autosomal recessively inherited glycogen storage disease caused by glucan 1,4-Alpa-Glucosidase Definciency. Large amounts of glycogen accumulate in the lysomes of skeletal muscle ( muscle, skeletal); heart; liver; spinal cord; and brain.

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eMedicine
Glycogen Storage Disease Type II : Article by Jennifer Ibrahim, MD.
Pompe's Disease Page
Kevin O'Donnell's Web site. Father of an affected child provides information about this glycogen storage disease.
Pompe.com
For individuals and families who are living with Pompe disease, and for the health care professionals who treat them. From Genzyme Corporation.
United POMPE Foundation
Pompe Disease support group. Assisting families with unmet medical costs.
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