LIONEL M. LINDSAY, M.D.; ALAN ROSS, M.D.; F. W. WIGGLESWORTH, M.D.
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Since 1929, when von Gierke first reported two cases of the syndrome which now bears his name, a great interest has been shown in this disturbance of glycogen metabolism. Now that attention has been called to the disorder numerous cases have been reported from Europe, Australia and America; and a search into medical literature reveals the fact that several undoubted cases were reported under various names prior to 1929.
The disease may be defined as a disturbance of glycogen metabolism which appears in early infancy and is characterized by an abnormal deposit of glycogen in the liver, kidneys, heart and
LINDSAY LM, ROSS A, WIGGLESWORTH FW. VON GIERKE'S GLYCOGEN DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. 1935;9:274–281. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-3-274
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;9(3):274-281.
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