Fucosidosis affects males and females in equal numbers.
Fucosidosis is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait, the genetic disorder that occur when an individual inherits two copies of an abnormal gene for the same trait, one from each parent.
If an individual inherits one normal gene and one gene for the disease, the person will be a carrier. However, it will not show symptoms.
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Normally, this glycogen storage disease type IV is caused due to mutations in the GBE1 gene, an important glycogen branching enzyme.
This enzyme is responsible for producing glycogen, a major energy source.
It results from abnormal functioning of the enzyme, which accelerates glycogen metabolism.
In general, glycogen storage disorder is an autosomal recessive trait.
Parents who are close relatives o Read More