Gaucher's Disease

A. Rosenberg, N. Giladi

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Gaucher's disease (GD) is the most common lysosomal storage disease with a prevalence of 1 out of 75000 births and an even higher prevalence among Ashkenazi Jews. In the present overview, we will describe the pathological and clinical aspects as well as the treatment of the disease. Special attention will be paid to the recently described association between GD and Parkinson's disease (PD).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Movement Disorders
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780123741059
ISBN (Print)9780123741011
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2010


  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE)
  • Bone marrow
  • Bone marrow transplants
  • Enzyme replacement therapy
  • Gaucher's disease
  • Glucocerebrosidase
  • Glucocerebroside
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Lysosomal storage disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Recombinant glucocerebrosidase
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenomegaly


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