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PRIMARY CARE

As ultra rare conditions, muscle GSDs must be managed by a specialist. However, issues can arise in primary care, so general practitioners need to be well briefed. This booklet addresses that need in McArdle Disease.
ARE YOU, FOR EXAMPLE?
  • Concerned about high baseline levels of Creatine Kinase (CK or CPK) ?

  • Needing to know the inheritance pattern, to counsel a patient?

  • Not clear what constitutes an emergency in McArdle disease?

  • Want information on what is safe for physiotherapy?

  • Unsure of the risks of medications, general anaesthetic and tourniquets?

  • Uncertain about how McArdle disease may affect overall health.

 

All the answers, and a lot more information, are in this 20 page briefing on McArdle disease.  

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OTHER LANGUAGES

Originated by AGSD-UK, this booklet has been taken on by Euromac and produced in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Catalan and Turkish. You can download PDFs of these languages.