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Gender dimorphism in siblings with schizophrenia-like psychosis due to Niemann-Pick disease type C

Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease

Jul 18, 2009

Mark WalterfangDennis Velakoulis

Abstract

We describe the differential presentation of schizophrenia-like psychosis in two siblings with the 'variant' biochemical presentation of adult Niemann-Pick disease type C. The male sibling presented with psychosis at age 16 years and cognitive and motor disturbance at age 25 years, wher...read more

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Niemann-Pick Disease, Type C
Schizophrenia
Sister
NPC1 protein, human
Vision
Orbital Region
Sexual Dimorphism
Teens
Neurobiology
Neuroimaging
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Gender dimorphism in siblings with schizophrenia-like psychosis due to Niemann-Pick disease type C

Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease

Jul 18, 2009

Mark WalterfangDennis Velakoulis

PMID: 19609713

DOI: 10.1007/s10545-009-1173-1

Abstract

We describe the differential presentation of schizophrenia-like psychosis in two siblings with the 'variant' biochemical presentation of adult Niemann-Pick disease type C. The male sibling presented with psychosis at age 16 years and cognitive and motor disturbance at age 25 years, wher...read more

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Niemann-Pick Disease, Type C
Schizophrenia
Sister
NPC1 protein, human
Vision
Orbital Region
Sexual Dimorphism
Teens
Neurobiology
Neuroimaging

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