Hermansky Pudlak syndrome
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Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome is a rare, hereditary disorder that consists of two characteristics: decreased pigmentation (albinism) with visual impairment, and blood platelet dysfunction with prolonged bleeding. Some patients have lung fibrosis, colitis, or an abnormal storage of a fatty-like substance (ceroid lipofuscin) in various tissues of the body.
Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
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Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Network, Inc.
- One South Road
- Oyster Bay, NY 11771-1905
- Tel: (516)922-4022
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NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
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NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
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National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI)
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- Watertown, MA 02272-0317
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- Fax: (617)972-7444
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- Website: http://www.napvi.org
National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH)
- PO Box 959
- East Hempstead, NH 03826-0959
- Tel: (603)887-2310
- Fax: (800)648-2310
- Tel: (800)473-2310
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- Website: http://www.albinism.org
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Last Updated: 4/27/2015
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