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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Uncommon: This genetic problem occurs in about one in 50, 000 to one in 100, 000 people. There are several types. One is more common in certain ethnic groups.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
There isn't enough -: Space here to explain it. Briefly its one of the hemapoietic disorders, due to deficiency of a specific enzyme. Seen in kids with bone pain deformitie ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Inherited metabolic : Genetic disorder with enzyme deficiency. Causes fatty deposit storage in many tissues associated with pain.
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Dr. Osman Farooq
19 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Definition: Gaucher disease is a disorder of metabolism that affects the recycling of fat cells, and causes these cells to buildup in cells. It is one of the few ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bailie
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cell problem : An enzyme deficiency (genetic) that results in accumulation of toxic material in certain cells.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not good: "gaucher disease has the earliest onset, within the first 3 to 6 months of life and it is fatal; causing death before 2 years of age. Due to the short ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Adults & children : with GD Type 1 may have symptom reduction or reversal from Enzyme Replacement Therapy. Different ERT's are approved for kids & adults. Substrate R ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Yes, if both parents: are carriers of 1 or more mutations that cause the different types of Gaucher Disease (GD) or, less commonly, if mom has GD, Chorionic Villous Sampli ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get in touch with a: Pediatric orthopedist who deals with these problems. Treatment is generally supportive, depending on the symptoms. The enzyme that is deficient in the ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Gaucher Disease: Gaucher Disease is a genetic disorder. Type I is the most common and symptoms can be minimized with enzyme replacement therapy. Your child should ha ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Ewing
18 years experience Pediatrics
Metabolic Specialist: There are many excellent internet resources, including the National Gaucher Foundation (www.gaucherdisease.org) and the NIH'sG enetics Home Reference ... Read More

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