Gaucher's disease


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Noun1.Gaucher's disease - a rare chronic disorder of lipid metabolism of genetic origin
monogenic disease, monogenic disorder - an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
lipidosis - a disorder of lipid metabolism; abnormal levels of certain fats accumulate in the body
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Background: Gaucher's disease (GD) is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by a deficiency of acid [sz]-glucosidase (glucocerebrosidase [GBA]) that results in the accumulation of glucocerebroside within macrophages.
Prior Authorization Criteria For Use of Injectable/Oral Medication in the Treatment of Gaucher's disease, August 16, 2001, UMC-530-0011.
As the country observes Gaucher's Disease Awareness Month this October, the West Virginia-based National Gaucher Foundation is hosting an online awareness campaign to promote the importance of education and awareness.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Gaucher's Disease and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
According to the plea, the rickshaw- puller has already lost four children to Gaucher's disease that affects many organs and tissues.
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Risk factors for osteonecrosis in patients with type 1 Gaucher's disease.
In October 2004 the drug was approved in Switzerland as an oral therapy for type 1 Gaucher's disease, the firm added.
London, May 10 (ANI): Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have shed light on a mechanism that enables a potential treatment for Gaucher's disease and other lysosomal storage diseases.