Gaucher disease is an inherited disorder in which the body cannot break down a lipid called glucocerebroside. Genetic changes are related to the following types of Gaucher disease. Gaucher disease, type 1 Gaucher disease, type 2 Gaucher disease, type 3 pseudo-Gaucher disease Major signs and symptoms of Gaucher disease include an enlarged spleen and liver, low red blood cell counts (anemia), bruising due to a low number of blood platelets, and bone pain.

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... Gaucher disease is an inherited disorder in which the body cannot break down a lipid called glucocerebroside.

Genetic changes are related to the following types of Gaucher disease.

  • Gaucher disease, type 1
  • Gaucher disease, type 2
  • Gaucher disease, type 3
  • pseudo-Gaucher disease

Major signs and symptoms of Gaucher disease include an enlarged spleen and liver, low red blood cell counts (anemia), bruising due to a low number of blood platelets, and bone pain. ...

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... Gaucher disease is an inherited metabolic disorder in which harmful quantities of a fatty substance called glucocerebroside accumulate in the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow, and, in rare cases, the...
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Gaucher disease
... Gaucher disease is an inherited disorder in which the body cannot break down a lipid called glucocerebroside. Genetic changes are related to the following types of Gaucher disease. Gaucher disease, ty...
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  • Gaucher disease
    ... Gaucher disease is an inherited disorder in which the body cannot break down a lipid called glucocerebroside. Genetic changes are related to the following types of Gaucher disease. Gaucher disease, ty...
  • Gaucher's Disease Information Page
    ... Gaucher disease is an inherited metabolic disorder in which harmful quantities of a fatty substance called glucocerebroside accumulate in the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow, and, in rare cases, the...

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