Hers disease

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Hers disease

(Science: disease) glycogen storage disease in which there is a deficiency of liver phosphorylase. Hers disease --> type 6 glycogenosis

glycogenosis due to hepatic glycogen phosphorylase deficiency, resulting in accumulation of glycogen of normal chemical structure in liver and leukocytes.

Synonym: hepatophosphorylase deficiency glycogenosis, hers disease.