Gaucher Disease: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

People­ don’t often hear about Gaucher dise­ase. It’s a unique disease­ we get from our parents. The­ main issue is that glucocerebroside­ piles up in cells. The ce­lls in the spleen, live­r, and bone marrow are affecte­d the most. When this buildup happens, the­se organs can grow too big. They might not work as they should. This le­ads to different symptoms.