Niemann-pick types a/b
What health problems should I look for in Niemann-Pick disease type A?
Health problems associated with Niemann-Pick disease type A include:
- Enlarged liver and spleen (hepatosplenomegaly)
- Difficulty gaining weight and growing (failure to thrive)
- Loss of skills previously learned (developmental regression)
- Lung damage, leading to recurrent infections and respiratory failure
- Loss of intellectual abilities