Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC) is a rare and fatal neurovisceral lipid storage disorder that affects both children and adults. Whereas the disease in children is characterised by mental retardation, seizures and often rapid neurodegeneration, in adults the disease is characterised by slow cognitive decline, major neuropsychiatric illness and the development of ataxia and dystonia.1.
Apr 01, 2003 · Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC) is an autosomal recessive neurometabolic disorder that rarely presents in adulthood, and is associated with cognitive decline, various movement disorders (ataxia, chorea, dystonia, and myoclonus), a vertical supranuclear gaze palsy Cited by: 87.
Niemann-Pick Type C (NP-C) is a rare inherited neurodegenerative disease that affects infants, children and adults. It is caused by an accumulation of lipids (fats) in the liver, brain and spleen.
Oct 01, 2018 · Niemann-Pick disease type C (NP-C) is a neurodegenerative lysosomal lipid storage disease caused by autosomal recessive mutations in the NPC1 or NPC2 genes. The clinical presentation and evolution of NP-C and the effect of miglustat treatment are described in the largest cohort of patients with adolescent/adult-onset NP-C studied to date.Cited by: 1.