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Diseases Common to all Jewish Groups

Ashkenazi Jewish Diseases

Sephardic-Mizrahi Diseases

Gaucher Disease

Gaucher Disease [GBA]: Enlargement of spleen and liver, blood abnormalities (anemia, easy bruising, impaired clotting, etc), and bone problems (joint pain, bone fractures, etc). Variable age of onset and severity of symptoms. Successful enzyme replacement therapy exists, reducing or reversing symptoms.

Ashkenazi Jewish Carrier Frequency: 1 in 15

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