Letter to the Editor
Niemann-Pick Disease Type B Presenting with Hepatosplenomegaly and Thrombocytopenia
To the Editor:
Niemann-Pick disease (NPD) comprises an autosomal recessively inherited group of congenital lipidoses in which sphingolipids accumulate in cells. NPD is a clinically and biochemically heterogeneous disorder, with four variants. Type A and B have a generalized sphingomyelinase deficiency, whereas groups C and D have normal sphingomyelinase levels.1
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