Study: Pompe More Common Than Previously Estimated

Study: Pompe More Common Than Previously Estimated

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Study: Pompe More Common Than Previously Estimated

The number of people with Pompe disease varies according to ethnic group and may be higher among all ethnicities than previously estimated, a study suggests. According to the investigator, the study stresses the importance of analyzing genetic disorders in the general population to improve predictive and preventive medicine. “With this novel and alternative approach, Pompe disease (1:23,232)” — occurring in one in every 23,232 individuals — “is estimated to be more frequent than formerly accepted (1:40,000),”…

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