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amylopectinosis

Tuesday 13 October 2009

Definition: amylase-resistant polysaccharide deposits

Etiology

- glycogenosis type 4 (GSD4)
- branching enzyme deficiency
- phosphofructokinase deficiency
- Lafora disease
- adult polyglucosan body disease
- hypothyroid myopathy
- unclassified amylopectinosis

See also

- corpora maylacea
- Bielchowsky bodies (Bielchowsky body)
- basophilic degeneration of the myocardium
- polysaccharide myopathy
- amylopectin-like material (fibrillar glycogen)