Medical Dictionary: NP

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NP: Another name for Niemann-Pick disease.
NP (condition): Genetic disease causing fatty deposits.

NP: Niemann-Pick disease (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 patients, the brain. 1

More information on medical condition: Niemann-Pick disease:

1. excerpt from NINDS Niemann-Pick Disease Information Page: NINDS

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