Gaucher's disease affecting the mandible and maxilla. Report of a case

J. Lustmann*, D. Ben-Yehuda, M. Somer, M. Ulmansky

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Abstract

Gaucher's disease is a rare autosomal, recessive disorder characterized by deficiency of lyzosomal hydrolase glucocerebrosidase, and showing predilection for Ashkenazi Jews. A case of Gaucher's disease affecting both jaws and initially diagnosed by mandibular biopsy is described.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)7-8
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1991

Keywords

  • Gaucher's disease

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