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Gaucher disease is an inherited condition in which your body does not store fatty materials (called lipids ) correctly. Fatty substances can build up around your vital organs, including your liver, spleen, lungs, bones, and brain. Gaucher disease[read article]

Tests for Gaucher's Disease

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Bone marrow aspiration is a procedure that takes a sample from the soft tissue inside your bones. Bone marrow is the spongy tissue found inside bones. The bone marr...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Blood B-Glucosidase Test
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A blood differential (also called a white blood cell count differential) measures the number of each of the five types of white blood cells present in your blood�...  More
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Liver Ultrasound
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An MRI, which stands for magnetic resonance imaging, is a type of noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of the body. Unl...  More
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A CT scan is a type of X-ray that can show cross-sectional images of a specific area of the body. The machine circles the body and sends the images to a computer, w...  More
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MRI of Liver
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MRI of Spleen
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to se...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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Liver function tests help determine the health of your liver by measuring levels of proteins, enzymes, or bilirubin in your blood. Many tests can be performed on th...  More
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Medical Procedures for Gaucher's Disease

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Protein Replacement Therapy
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Surgical Procedures for Gaucher's Disease

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A bone marrow transplant is a medical procedure performed to replace bone marrow that has been damaged or destroyed by disease or chemotherapy. This procedure invol...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Gaucher's Disease

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IMIGLUCERASE (i mi GLOO ser ace) is a man-made form of an enzyme that is missing in patients with Gaucher's disease. It is used to treat the symptoms of Gauche...  More
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MIGLUSTAT (MIG loo stat) helps to keep normal blood levels of an enzyme needed to breakdown fat in the body. It is used to treat type 1 Gaucher disease.  More
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ALGLUCERASE (al GLOO ser ace) is a drug that is used to replace an enzyme that is missing in patients with Gaucher's disease. It is used to treat the symptoms ...  More
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