Prognosis of Gaucher Disease


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Gaucher Disease usually refers to the likely outcome of Gaucher Disease. The prognosis of Gaucher Disease may include the duration of Gaucher Disease, chances of complications of Gaucher Disease, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Gaucher Disease, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Gaucher Disease. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis for Gaucher Disease: There is no permanent cure for Gaucherís. Enzyme replacement therapy is very beneficial for type 1 patients and most of the type 3 patients with this condition. 1

1. excerpt from NINDS Gaucher's Disease Information Page: NINDS

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