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LCFS Glossary*
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GAIT* - Style of walking, ambulation.

* Our Special Kids.Org
GATEKEEPER - In a managed care plan, this is another name for the primary care doctor. This doctor gives you basic medical services and coordinates proper medical care and referrals.
GLYCOGEN STORAGE DISEASE VI (HERS DISEASE)* - Important -
It is possible that the main title of the report Hers Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.

Synonyms
  • Glycogen Storage Disease VI
  • Glycogenosis Type VI
  • Hepatophosphorylase Deficiency Glycogenosis
  • Liver Phosphorylase Deficiency
  • Phosphorylase Deficiency Glycogen Storage Disease
  • Disorder Subdivisions
Hers Disease is a hereditary glycogen storage disease (GSD) that usually has milder symptoms than most other types and is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme, liver phosphorylase. Hers Disease is characterized by enlargement of the liver (hepatomegaly), moderately low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), elevated levels of acetone and other ketone bodies in the blood (ketosis), and moderate growth retardation. Symptoms are not always evident during childhood, and children are usually able to lead normal lives. However, In some instances, symptoms may be severe.


* WebMD Medical Library
GROSS MOTOR* - Movement that involves balance, coordination and large muscle activity as required in holding your head up, walking, running, skipping, climbing, jumping and other physical activities.

* Our Special Kids.Org
GROUP HEALTH PLAN - A health plan that provides health coverage to employees, former employees, and their families, and is supported by an employer or employee organization.
GROUP OR NETWORK HMO - A health plan that contracts with group practices of doctors to give services in one or more places.

 

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