Symptoms and Signs of Gaucherís disease

Dr. Reeja Tharu
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Sep 19, 2014
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Symptoms and Signs of Gaucherís disease

The signs and symptoms of type 1 Gaucherís disease include:

  • Skeletal abnormalities, including thinning of your bones (osteopenia), bone pain and bone fractures
  • Enlarged liver (hepatomegaly) or (splenomegaly), or both
  • A decrease in healthy red blood cells (anemia)
  • Excessive fatigue
  • A greater susceptibility to bruising, which may mean you have a low number of blood platelets (thrombocytopenia)
  • Yellow spots in your eyes (pingueculae)
  • Delayed puberty
  • Nosebleeds

The clinical features of type 2 Gaucherís disease include:

  • Brain problems, including mental retardation or dementia
  • Rigidity
  • Seizures

The clinical features of type 2 Gaucherís disease include:

  • Brain problems, including mental retardation or dementia
  • Abnormal eye movements
  • Loss of muscle coordination

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