|Related to/Also known as||Juvenile dystonic lipidosis|
|Symptoms||Niemann-Pick (NP) is an inherited metabolic disorder, in which harmful quantities of a fatty substance accumulate in the spleen, liver, lungs, bone marrow and, in some people, the brain.|
There are 4 types - A, B, C and D.
|Useful national contacts||Niemann-Pick Disease Group UK
Tel: 0191 415 0693
Niemann-Pick Type C Suspicion Index
Niemann-Pick Disease Information Page (U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
|Our resources||The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.|