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A Case of Gaucher's Disease.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1986;29(9):1028-1034.
Published online September 30, 1986.
A Case of Gaucher's Disease.
J S Kim1, S J Kim1, H J Suh1, I J Kang1, S Y Chung2, J B Park2, S K Moon2, S Y Kim3
1Department of Pediatrics, Fatima Hospital, Daegu, Korea
2Department of Pathology, Fatima Hospital, Daegu, Korea
3Department of Pediatric Surgery, Fatima Hospital, Daegu, Korea
Gaucher 씨병 1례
김지성1, 김순종1, 서혜진1, 강임주1, 정세윤2, 박재복2, 문세광2, 김상윤3
1대구파티마병원 소아과
2대구파티마병원 병리과
3대구파티마병원 소아외과
We experienced a case of adult type Gaucher's disease in 14 month old male. The patient showed hepatosplenomegaly with anemia and characteristic Gaucher cells in bone marrow aspiration and biopsy of liver and spleen both in light microscopic and electromicroscopic examination. Splenectomy was followed by improvement of anemia and thrombocytopenia but hepatomegaly remained even progressed. A brief review of literature was made.
Key Words: Gaucher's disease, Hepatosplenomegaly, Anemia, Splenectomy.

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