ANDERSEN'S DISEASE

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a genetic disorder characterized by cirrhosis of the liver and a malfunctioning nervous system. Sufferers lack the enzyme necessary to convert glucose to glycogen in the liver. The heart, kidneys, and muscles of sufferers may also be affected. |Dorothy Hansine Andersen (1901-, U.S. pediatrician|

ANDERSEN'S DISEASE: "A person with Andersen's Disease lacks the enzyme required to convert glucose to glycogen, resulting in malfunctioning in multiple organs - especially the liver."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ANDERSEN'S DISEASE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/andersens-disease/ (accessed July 3, 2022).

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