HARRY MANDELBAUM, M.D., F.A.C.P.; Louis BERGER, M.D., F.A.C.S.; MAX LEDERER, M.D.; ALBERT EDWARD SOBEL, B.S., CH.E., A.M., PH.D.; IRVING ALLAN KAYE, B.A., M.SC.
The subject of Gaucher's disease continues to occupy a fairly prominent position in the medical literature of recent years. The disease is not rare, although the total number of cases reported is not large. The following case is of special interest, first, because it is another instance of Gaucher's disease recognized in the fifth decade; second, because of the presence of an active hemolytic anemia necessitating recourse to splenectomy. The spleen removed is the second largest ever to be reported, and probably the largest specimen that ever taxed the skill
MANDELBAUM H, BERGER L, LEDERER M, SOBEL AE, KAYE IA. GAUCHER'S DISEASE1: I. A CASE WITH HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA AND MARKED THROMBOPENIA; IMPROVEMENT AFTER REMOVAL OF SPLEEN WEIGHING 6822 GRAMS: II. LIPID ANALYSIS OF THE GAUCHER'S SPLEEN. Ann Intern Med. ;16:438–450. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-16-3-438
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;16(3):438-450.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Dyslipidemia, Encephalopathy, Hematology/Oncology.
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