Treatments for Gaucher Disease


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Treatment list for Gaucher Disease: The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Gaucher Disease includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

Treatments of Gaucher Disease discussion: Highly effective enzyme replacement therapy is available for patients with type 1 Gaucherís disease. This therapy decreases liver and spleen size, reduces skeletal abnormalities, and successfully reverses other manifestations of the disorder including abnormal blood counts. There is currently no effective treatment for severe brain damage that may occur in patients with types 2 and 3. 1

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

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