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Type III glycogenosis presenting as liver disease in adults with atypical histological features.
  1. I W Fellows,
  2. J S Lowe,
  3. A L Ogilvie,
  4. A Stevens,
  5. P J Toghill,
  6. M Atkinson


    Two cases of type III glycogen storage disease are reported in adults; the occurrence of cirrhosis in one case illustrates the potential development of chronic liver disease in this condition. The other was the oldest patient with this condition found in a review of published reports. Electron microscopy of peripheral blood leucocytes to demonstrate excess glycogen was found to be a quick and useful aid to diagnosis. Histology of these adult cases showed a distribution of hepatocyte vacuolation which has not been previously recorded.

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