Microfotografía 2 de célula de Gaucher

La enfermedad de Gaucher se clasifica como una "enfermedad de depósito de lípidos", a causa de la cual se depositan cantidades anormales de lípidos, llamados "glicoesfingolípidos" en células especiales, llamadas células retículoendoteliales. El núcleo de las células es típicamente empujado hacia la periferia de las mismas y el espacio restante es ocupado por lípidos anormales.Microfotografía 2 de célula de Gaucher

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Last reviewed 11/12/2012 by Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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