What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Gaucher’s Disease?

Gaucher disease is an inherited (genetic) condition that is due to a deficiency in the enzyme glucocerebrosidase.
Gaucher disease leads to the accumulation of fatty substances in certain organs.
The main signs and symptoms of Gaucher disease are:

  • Anemia (low red blood cell count)
  • Fatigue(tiredness)
  • Low platelet count, that can lead to easy bruising.
  • Enlarged spleen and liver (hepatosplenomegaly)
  • Easy bleeding that is difficult to stop.
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Is Gaucher’s Disease Fatal?

Prognosis. Individuals with type 1 Gaucher disease are usually able to live a normal lifespan. … Type 2 Gaucher disease is universally fatal within two years. Type 3 Gaucher disease has a life expectancy of 20 to 40 years.Read Here…

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Gaucher Disease

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Fatty Liver Disease
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Meniere’s Disease
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Polycystic Kidney Disease
Legionnaires Disease
Graves Disease

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