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Gaucher Disease

Gaucher disease is a rare, inherited disorder. It is a type of lipid metabolism disorder. If you have it, you do not have enough of an enzyme called glucocerebrosidase. This causes too much of a fatty substance to build up in your spleen, liver, lungs, bones and, sometimes, your brain. This prevents these organs from working properly.

There are three types:

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  1. Gaucher Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    Gaucher disease is a rare, inherited disorder. It is a type of lipid metabolism disorder. If you have ... affected. It usually starts in childhood or adolescence. Gaucher disease has no cure. Treatment options for types 1 ...
  2. Gaucher disease is a rare genetic disorder in which a person lacks an enzyme called glucocerebrosidase (GBA). ... Gaucher disease is rare in the general population. People of Eastern and Central European (Ashkenazi) Jewish heritage are ...
  3. Learning about Gaucher Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    From the National Institutes of Health ... Gaucher Disease/Learn More ... Gaucher Disease ... National Human Genome Research Institute ... Gaucher disease is an autosomal ...
  4. Gaucher Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    From the National Institutes of Health ... Gaucher Disease/Learn More ... Gaucher Disease ... National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ... Gaucher disease ...
  5. Lipid Metabolism Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... with this process. Lipid metabolism disorders, such as Gaucher disease and Tay-Sachs disease, involve lipids. Lipids are ...
  6. Gaucher Disease and Pregnancy (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists)  
    Health Problems in Pregnancy/Related Issues ... Health Problems in Pregnancy ... Gaucher Disease/Learn More ... Gaucher Disease ... Organization of Teratology Information ...
  7. ClinicalTrials.gov: Gaucher Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Gaucher Disease/Clinical Trials ... Gaucher Disease
  8. Miglustat is used to treat Gaucher disease type 1 (a condition in which a certain fatty substance is not broken down normally in the body and instead builds ...
  9. ... condition. Cerebroside lipidosis syndrome Gaucher splenomegaly Gaucher syndrome Gaucher's disease Gauchers disease GD Glucocerebrosidase deficiency Glucocerebrosidosis Glucosyl cerebroside ...
  10. Eliglustat is used to treat Gaucher disease type 1 (a condition in which a certain fatty substance is not broken down normally in the body and builds up ...
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