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Glycogenosis type IV: liver transplant at 12 years.
  1. A Dhawan,
  2. K C Tan,
  3. B Portmann,
  4. A P Mowat
  1. Department of Child Health, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London.


    Hepatomegaly, the presenting feature of type IV glycogen storage disease at 20 months of age, regressed during childhood. The patient remained asymptomatic until 12 years of age when, after an episode of shock, septicaemia, and spontaneous peritonitis, liver transplantation was successfully performed.

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