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Cori's Disease and Receiving Social Security Disability

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You or your child with disability may have Cori’s disease. This may be why you are unable to work. This may be the reason for the disability of you or your child with disability. As a result, you may need help. You may need financial help. You may have applied for Social Security disability benefits or disability benefits for you or your child with disability from the Social Security Administration because of the disability caused by Cori’s disease. Were you or your child with disability denied? You may plan on appealing the denial by the Social Security Administration. If you do, think about this. You or your child with disability will need the help of a skilled disability attorney like the one at disabilitycasereview.com in this process. This is true is because people who are represented by a smart disability lawyer are approved more often than those people who are without an attorney. Here is a little information about Cori's Disease. Cori’s disease is a type of glycogen storage disease. This means that it is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder and inborn error of metabolism. It is characterized by a deficiency in glycogen debranching enzymes. Cori’s disease is a genetically linked metabolic disorder that involves the enzymes regulating glycogen metabolism, like the other glycogen storage diseases. These enzymes affect the processing of glycogen breakdown or synthesis within your liver, ahaha muscles and other cell types. Each step in the process involves a different enzyme. The process stops if any one of these enzymes is defective and does not complete its step. The type of glycogen storage disease is determined by which enzyme is defective. Cori's disease is a rare disease occurring in 1 out of every 100,000 live births. It involves a missing enzyme that causes abnormal amounts of glycogen to be deposited in your skeletal muscles, liver and heart. This can stunt growth and lead to an enlarged liver, acidosis and hypoglycemia. Cori’s disease is named in honor of the 1947 Nobel laureates Carl Cori and Gerty Cori. It is also called Forbes disease in honor of a clinician who further described the features of this disorder. Other names are limit dextrinosis and glycogen storage disease type III. The clinical course of the disease is similar to that of glycogen storage disease type I. It is generally, but not always, milder. Massive hepatomegaly, which is present in young children, diminishes and occasionally disappears with age. Levels of glycogen with short outer branches are elevated in your liver, muscle and erythrocytes. There are several effects that are caused by Cori’s disease. Some of these are: It also causes an enlarged heart and muscles prone to wasting. Muscle wasting usually increases with age while other symptoms improve.