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 ====== Niemann-Pick Type C Disease (NPC) ====== ====== Niemann-Pick Type C Disease (NPC) ======
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 ===== Primer ===== ===== Primer =====
 **Niemann-Pick Type C Disease (NPC)** is a rare, neurodegenerative,​ autosomal recessive disease, with an extremely heterogeneous clinical presentation. NPC may initially present in adulthood with psychosis, and when psychosis is associated with a vertical supranuclear gaze palsy, various dyskinesias,​ and seizures, NPC should be suspected.[([[https://​www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/​pubmed/​12640083|Josephs,​ K. A., Van Gerpen, M. W., & Van Gerpen, J. A. (2003). Adult onset Niemann-Pick disease type C presenting with psychosis. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 74(4), 528-529.]])] **Niemann-Pick Type C Disease (NPC)** is a rare, neurodegenerative,​ autosomal recessive disease, with an extremely heterogeneous clinical presentation. NPC may initially present in adulthood with psychosis, and when psychosis is associated with a vertical supranuclear gaze palsy, various dyskinesias,​ and seizures, NPC should be suspected.[([[https://​www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/​pubmed/​12640083|Josephs,​ K. A., Van Gerpen, M. W., & Van Gerpen, J. A. (2003). Adult onset Niemann-Pick disease type C presenting with psychosis. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 74(4), 528-529.]])]