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    Glycogen metabolic dysfunction

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    A boy [2 yrs old], has heart failure, and hepatomegaly. what can be the reason?

    A] Mc Cardle's disease
    B] Her's disease
    C] Pompe's disease
    D] Von Gierke's disease.

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    c - the pump is trashed

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    and heart failure is most likely due to restrictive cardiomyopathy.
    SJSM.

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    Pompe's disease is due to deficiency of 1-4 gucosidase.

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    really nice
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