Nervous system involvement in type IV glycogenosis.

  title={Nervous system involvement in type IV glycogenosis.},
  author={K R McMaster and J Michael Powers and Gordon R. Hennigar and Hulda J Wohltmann and Gist H Farr},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  volume={103 3},
A 30-month-old girl exhibited the 19th known case of type IV glycogenosis. Extensive involvement of the nervous system was found at autopsy. This represents only the second patient in whom the fine structure of the CNS and skeletal muscle has been described. We have also identified the abnormal polysaccharide in peripheral nerve, a finding that, to our knowledge, has not been reported previously. Our review of the literature indicates that approximately 50% of these patients exhibit signs or… CONTINUE READING

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