Pompe Disease

Do Enzyme replacement therapy only the management? Or any alternative? Please share your opinion, also please recommend hospital in terms of price tag!! Chief Complaints Low weight

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Treatment Early treatment, especially for babies, is key to holding off the damage in the body. Two medications replace the missing protein and help your body process sugar correctly. You take them by injection. Myozyme, for babies and children Lumizyme Taking Care of Yourself Living with Pompe disease can be challenging. You and your family may want to see a counselor to help you come to terms with what's happening, especially as your abilities change. A support group can also be a safe place to share your feelings and find understanding.

Glycogen storage disease type II, also called Pompe disease, is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder which damages muscle and nerve cells throughout the body. It is caused by an accumulation of glycogen in the lysosome due to deficiency of the lysosomal acid alpha-glucosidase enzyme.

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