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Niemann-Pick type C

Niemann-Pick type C: Related Topics

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Niemann-Pick type C as a Disease

Niemann-Pick type C: Type of or association with medical condition Niemann-Pick disease.
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Niemann-Pick type C: Related Diseases

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 type C as a subtype of Niemann-Pick disease

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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