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Niemann-Pick disease, type C1

Niemann-Pick disease, type C1: Introduction

Niemann-Pick disease, type C1: Niemann-Pick disease is an inherited metabolic disorder where lipids are not able to be metabolized adequately and hence build up and cause damage in various parts of the body such as the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow and brain. The different types of the disease are due to different genetic mutations. Type C is a juvenile or subacute form of the condition which usually starts during childhood and survival into adulthood is possible. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Niemann-Pick disease, type C1 is available below.

Symptoms of Niemann-Pick disease, type C1

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Niemann-Pick disease, type C1: Deaths

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Niemann-Pick disease, type C1: Complications

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Causes of Niemann-Pick disease, type C1

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Niemann-Pick disease, type C1: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Niemann-Pick disease, type C1

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The condition...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the symptoms...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as Alzheimer's...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See ...read more »

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Niemann-Pick disease, type C1: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Niemann-Pick disease, type C1

Prognosis for Niemann-Pick disease, type C1: survival into adulthood possible

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Niemann-Pick disease, type C1 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Niemann-Pick disease, type C1, or a subtype of Niemann-Pick disease, type C1, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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