From Gaucher's disease to metabolic radiology: translational radiological research and clinical practice.

@article{Maas2011FromGD,
  title={From Gaucher's disease to metabolic radiology: translational radiological research and clinical practice.},
  author={Mario Maas and Marielle Kuijper and Erik Akkerman},
  journal={Seminars in musculoskeletal radiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          301-6
        }
}
Imaging has an increasing role in the management of patients with inborn errors of metabolism. This role is related to expensive enzyme replacement therapy that requires a surrogate biomarker, such as magnetic resonance imaging. This review paper raises the issue of the potential for metabolic radiology to become a subspecialty.