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Niemann-Pick disease, type D

Niemann-Pick disease, type D: Introduction

Niemann-Pick disease, type D: 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. Type D is no longer a relevant term as research has shown that it has the same genetic mutation as Type C and is therefore the same condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Niemann-Pick disease, type D is available below.

Symptoms of Niemann-Pick disease, type D

Treatments for Niemann-Pick disease, type D

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Niemann-Pick disease, type D?

Niemann-Pick disease, type D: Deaths

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Niemann-Pick disease, type D: Complications

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Causes of Niemann-Pick disease, type D

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Niemann-Pick disease, type D: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Niemann-Pick disease, type D

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...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 due to various medical...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...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...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...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 symptoms can occur in post-concussion...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...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 ...read more »

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Niemann-Pick disease, type D: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Niemann-Pick disease, type D

Prognosis for Niemann-Pick disease, type D: Early onset cases tend to result in death within months or years whereas patients with a later onset may live into old age.

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Niemann-Pick disease, type D 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 D, or a subtype of Niemann-Pick disease, type D, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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