Late-onset Pompe disease (LOPD) differs from the infantile-onset form (IOPD) in when symptoms occur, how severe they are, and the progression of the disease.
Signs and symptoms usually become obvious in adulthood but can occur as early as infancy and may look very different from person to person.
Late-onset Pompe disease is a serious diagnosis, and you probably have lots of questions. In addition to talking to your doctor, visit Living with Pompe Disease to read more about other patients and their experience with LOPD and to learn about a disease registry.
Visit Impact of Pompe Disease to read about what you can expect as the disease progresses and how it might impact you and your family.
Take on Pompe disease with Strategies for Care and Support.
Talking with Your Family about Pompe disease and the role of genetics.
Considerations for Speaking with Your Doctor