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Lysosomal storage disease

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Lysosomal storage disease

Lysosomal storage disease is a group of disorders that affect specific enzymes. These enzymes normally break down items for reuse in the cells. If the enzymes are missing or don't work properly the items can build up and become toxic.

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Synonyms: LSD

 

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