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Niemann-Pick type C: Niemann-Pick type C is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:
Niemann-Pick disease (medical condition): A rare inherited biochemical disorder involving the deficiency of an enzyme (acid sphingomyelinase) needed to break down certain lipids which results in an accumulation of these lipids in the body.
Niemann-Pick disease: In 1914, German pediatrician Albert Niemann described a young child with brain and nervous system impairment....(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)
Niemann-Pick disease (NP) is an inherited metabolic disorder in which harmful quantities of a fatty substance... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Niemann-Pick Disease Information Page: NINDS)
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