You may see Pompe disease called one or more of the following, but they are all exactly the same condition:
- •Acid maltase deficiency (AMD)
- •Glycogen storage disease (GSD) type II
- •Glycogenosis type II
- •Acid alpha-glucosidase deficiency
Pompe disease is a rare condition that can affect males and females of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. It is also a ‘genetic’ condition, which means it is passed through families from parents to their children.