Types of Gaucherís Disease
Type 1 is the most common and generally the mildest form of
Type 2 is the infantile form usually causes death in the first year of life. It causes enlarged spleen and severe neurologic problems in infants. Brain damage is extensive.
Type 3 is a juvenile form that can begin at any time during childhood. Children who survive to adolescence may live for many years. Patients have an enlarged liver and spleen, bone abnormalities. Neurological problems are slowly progressive.