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Classification and external resources
Specialty endocrinology
ICD-10 E77
ICD-9-CM 271, 272.7

Glycoproteinosis are lysosomal storage diseases[1] affecting glycoproteins, resulting from defects in lysosomal function. The term is sometimes reserved for conditions involving degradation of glycoproteins.[2]


Another type, recently characterized, is galactosialidosis.[3]


  1. ^ Charles H. Rodeck; Martin J. Whittle (27 October 2008). Fetal medicine: basic science and clinical practice. Elsevier Health Sciences. pp. 362–. ISBN 978-0-443-10408-4. Retrieved 3 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Robert V. Stick; Spencer J. Williams (2 December 2008). Carbohydrates: the essential molecules of life. Elsevier. pp. 402–. ISBN 978-0-240-52118-3. Retrieved 3 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Bonten EJ, Wang D, Toy JN, et al. (June 2004). "Targeting macrophages with baculovirus-produced lysosomal enzymes: implications for enzyme replacement therapy of the glycoprotein storage disorder galactosialidosis". FASEB J. 18 (9): 971–3. doi:10.1096/fj.03-0941fje. PMID 15084520. 

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