ACID BETA-GLUCOSIDASE DEFICIENCY: WHAT IS ACID BETA-GLUCOSIDASE DEFICIENCY?
Definition: What is "Acid Beta-Glucosidase Deficiency"?
Acid Beta-glucosidase deficiency is a rare genetic biochemical defect characterized by the lack of glucocerebrosidase enzyme in the body. This is usually presented by a greater tendency to form bruises, fatigue, femoral head necrosis & an enlarged abdomen. It is sometimes called Gaucher's disease.