Gaucher's disease

Other Names:
Gaucher disease

A lipid storage disease linked to a single recessive gene particularly common in Jews of Eastern European ancestry. Gaucher disease results from a specific enzyme deficiency in the body, caused by a genetic mutation received from both parents. The disease course is quite variable, ranging from no outward symptoms to severe disability and death.

Medicine Pathology
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST