Skeletal – Bone Pain, Bone Disease, Radiological Evidence of Bone Disease

Skeletal symptoms are common in Gaucher disease and can manifest as bone disease, immobility, bone pain, painful bone crises, osteoporosis, pathologic fractures, osteonecrosis, and deformities.1-3 Skeletal symptoms can progress to the point where they cause significant infection or, where damage within the vertebrae has occurred, leading to spinal cord symptoms.3

1. PASTORES, GM and HUGHES, DA. Gaucher Disease. 2000 Jul 27 [Updated 2015 Feb 26]. In: Pagon RA, Adam MP, Ardinger HH, et al., editors. GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of
Washington, Seattle; 1993–2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1269/. Accessed July 2015]
2. NAGRAL, A. J Clin Exp Hepatol. 2014; 4(1): 37–50.
3. MEHTA, A. Eur J Int Med. 2006;17:S2–S5.

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