Gaucher's disease

Overview

Gaucher's disease is a condition in which an enzyme that breaks down fat doesn't work properly. As a result, fat builds up in organs such as the spleen and liver, affecting their functions.

Symptoms

Fat may build up in bones, making them weak and prone to breaks.

Treatments

Treatments include medications, bone marrow transplants, and spleen removal.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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