Glycogen storage disease type V

Last revised by Dr Henry Knipe on 29 Jan 2019

Glycogen storage disease type V, also known as McArdle's disease, is a disorder of glycogenolysis which may not manifest until adulthood.

Clinical presentation

Non-specific symptoms such as back pain or proximal muscle weakness.

Radiographic features

Fatty atrophy of muscles similar to Pompe disease but with sparing of the psoas muscles 1.

See also

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