Niemann-Pick Disease

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What is Niemann-Pick Disease?

Niemann-Pick disease is an inherited condition involving lipid metabolism, which is the breakdown, transport, and use of fats and cholesterol in the body. Symptoms are related to the organs in which lipids accumulate.

What is it like to have Niemann-Pick Disease?


What do patients take to treat Niemann-Pick Disease and its symptoms?

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Who has Niemann-Pick Disease on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 12
20s 3
30s 3
40s 1
50s 0
60s 1
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

41% Females
59% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 9
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Types
Condition Types Proportion # of patients
Type A 0
Type B 0
Type C 7
Type D 0
Type E 0
Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 16
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from NPD patients who have completed their condition history
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