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How is NPD Diagnosed? Type A and B Niemann-Pick are diagnosed by measuring the ASM (acid sphingomylinase) activity in white blood cells. ... Details >National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation, Inc.Niemann-Pick DiseaseA general overview of Niemann-Pick disease that includes a description of the disorder, and treatment, prognosis and research information. Suggested reading for more in-depth information, a list of re... Details >National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of HealthWhat Is Niemann-Pick Disease? Niemann-Pick Disease ("Niemann-Pick") is actually a term for a group of diseases which affect metabolism and which are caused by specific genetic mutations. ... Details >National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation, Inc.What Treatment is Available for NPD? The genetic sources of Niemann-Pick have been identified and research is focusing on how the biochemical mechanisms work and how they can be corrected.
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