Hydrops fetalis associated with Gaucher disease

C. C. Sun, Susan Panny, J. Combs, R. Gutberlett

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The rare association of hydro ps fetalis with acute neuropathic Gaucher disease, diagnosed at autopsy, is described. Mechanisms for the fetal edema in this case are discussed. Unusual medial calcification of the aorta was present; and although its etiology is unknown, a possible relationship to Gaucher disease is suggested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-104
Number of pages4
JournalPathology Research and Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes


  • Gaucher's disease
  • Hydrops fetalis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Cell Biology


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