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Pompe Disease

What is Pompe Disease?

Pompe disease is a rare and progressive genetic disorder, which results from the abnormal buildup of a sugar molecule called glycogen within the cells of various tissues, especially muscles. Symptoms of excess glycogen are varied and can include muscle weakness, motor difficulties, poor reflexes, spine curvature, and heart muscle damage.

how pompe effects the body

Gastrointestinal 

Musculoskeletal

Respiratory

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Some general symptoms of Pompe Disease are pain, fatigue, and scoliosis.

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