Medical Dictionary: Gaucher's disease


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Gaucher's disease: Another name for Gaucher Disease.
Gaucher's disease (condition): Genetic metabolic syndrome with buildup of fatty deposits

Gaucher's disease: Gaucherís 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 brain. 1

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

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