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March 3, 2009

CBS News Features Mayo Patient with Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

By Elizabeth Rice Elizabeth Rice (@elizabeth rice)

Earlier this week, CBS Evening News featured the story of Mayo Clinic patient Dillon Papier and his family. Six-year-old Dillon has Niemann-Pick disease type C, a  rare inherited disease that affects approximately 1 in 150,000 people. Niemann-Pick disease type C has been called childhood Alzheimer’s. Click here or the graphic above to view the CBS […]

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Tags: childhood alzheimer's, Dr. Mark Patterson, Mayo Clinic, Neurology & Neurosurgery, niemann-pick, niemann-pick disease type c, pediatric neurology

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