Inverted eyelashes in patients with type 1a glycogen storage disease

  • Seiji Hayasaka
  • Sachiko Noda
  • Masamitsu Fujii
  • Tomoichi Setogawa
  • Toshiaki Sato
  • Hiroshi Furuya
Clinical Investigations

Abstract

We examined three adult Japanese patients who had a history of decreased hepatic glucose-6-phosphatase activity. All three patients had increased bilateral subcutaneous (SC) fat in the lower eyelids and inverted eyelashes. One patient additionally showed retinal hemorrhages and microaneurysms in both fundi. The inverted eyelashes may have been related to type 1a glycogen storage disease.

Keywords

Public Health Japanese Patient Storage Disease Glycogen Storage Glycogen Storage Disease 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seiji Hayasaka
    • 1
  • Sachiko Noda
    • 1
  • Masamitsu Fujii
    • 1
  • Tomoichi Setogawa
    • 1
  • Toshiaki Sato
    • 2
  • Hiroshi Furuya
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyShimane Medical UniversityIzumo, ShimaneJapan
  2. 2.Department of Internal MedicineShimane Medical UniversityIzumo, ShimaneJapan

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