Niemann Pick Disease

About- Niemann-Pick disease is a rare, inherited medical condition that affects the body's ability to metabolize fat (cholesterol and lipids) within cells. It can affect the nerves, brain, liver, spleen, bone marrow, and lungs.
 
Symptoms-
Niemann-Pick disease A cherry-red spot inside the eye
Niemann-Pick disease An enlarged liver
Niemann-Pick disease An enlarged spleen
Niemann-Pick disease Brain damage
Niemann-Pick disease Clumsiness
Niemann-Pick disease Coordination problem
Niemann-Pick disease Delayed growth
Niemann-Pick disease Dementia
Niemann-Pick disease Difficulty feeding
Niemann-Pick disease Difficulty moving eyes
Niemann-Pick disease Difficulty performing basic motor skills
Niemann-Pick disease Difficulty speaking
Niemann-Pick disease Difficulty swallowing
Niemann-Pick disease Difficulty walking
Niemann-Pick disease Dystonia
Niemann-Pick disease Essential tremors
Niemann-Pick disease Hearing loss
Niemann-Pick disease High lipids level in the blood
Niemann-Pick disease Intellectual disability
Niemann-Pick disease Jaundice
Niemann-Pick disease Learning difficulty
Niemann-Pick disease Low level of blood platelets
Niemann-Pick disease Lung problems
Niemann-Pick disease Mental retardation
Niemann-Pick disease Pneumonia
Niemann-Pick disease Poor muscle tone
Niemann-Pick disease A problem in the peripheral nerve
Niemann-Pick disease Psychiatric disorders
Niemann-Pick disease Seizures
Niemann-Pick disease Sleep problems (insomnia)
Niemann-Pick disease Swollen lymph nodes
Niemann-Pick disease Unsteadiness
Niemann-Pick disease Vision loss

Causes-
Niemann-Pick disease is caused by specific gene mutations. 
 
Specialists to visit
Niemann-Pick disease Gastroenterologist
Niemann-Pick disease Neurologist
Niemann-Pick disease Ophthalmologist
Niemann-Pick disease Pediatrician

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com

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