publication . Article . 2015

Pompe disease and ophthalmopathy: literature review

Tuy Nga Brignol; J. Andoni Urtizberea;
Open Access Russian
  • Published: 01 May 2015 Journal: Nervno-Myšečnye Bolezni, volume 5, issue 1, pages 19-24 (issn: 2222-8721, eissn: 2413-0443, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ABV-press
Large number of ophthalmological problems has been found in patients with glycogenosis type II (Pompe disease, PD). Since enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) has been introduced ophthalmic examination in the routine follow-up gained a special role in infantile-onset Pompe disease and prolonged survival. Currently a number of cases with ophthalmic disorder as the first sign of PD is known. Histopathological features of glycogen deposits in various eye structures has been described. Current review summarizes PubMed data on ophthalmopathy in PD.
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free text keywords: pompe disease, glycogenosis type ii, lysosomal storage disease, infantile-onset pompe disease, late-onset pompe disease, α-glucosidase, enzyme replacement therapy, extraocular motility disorder, ophthalmopathy, ptosism strabismus, myopia, lcsh:Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, lcsh:RC346-429, In patient, Glycogen, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Disease, medicine.disease, medicine, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Ophthalmic examination, α glucosidase
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