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What is neimann pick disease?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: N-P Disease

Niemann–pick disease refers to a group of fatal inherited metabolic disorders.
This disease is a form of sphingolipidosis, as it involves dysfunctional metabolism of sphingolipids. Sphingolipidoses, in turn, are included in the larger family of lysosomal storage diseases (lsds).

In brief: N-P Disease

Niemann–pick disease refers to a group of fatal inherited metabolic disorders.
This disease is a form of sphingolipidosis, as it involves dysfunctional metabolism of sphingolipids. Sphingolipidoses, in turn, are included in the larger family of lysosomal storage diseases (lsds).
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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