Gaucher Glomerulopathy

Gaucher Glomerulopathy

A. Brad Farris, III, MD

A glomerulus shows a large Gaucher cell in a glomerular capillary loop image in a 54-year-old woman with Gaucher disease, nephrotic syndrome (7 g/d), and serum creatinine 1.0 mg/dL. (Courtesy A. Cohen, MD.)

In a 54-year-old woman with Gaucher disease, a glomerular capillary loop contains a large Gaucher cell image, which displays a cytoplasmic “wrinkled paper” appearance. (Courtesy A. Cohen, MD.)



  • Accumulation of Gaucher cells in renal parenchyma, particularly in glomerular capillaries


Developmental Anomaly

Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Gaucher Glomerulopathy

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