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A 6-month-old boy has recently been diagnosed with ...

Sphingomyelin degradation

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Niemann-Pick Disease presents with mental retardation, lipid laden (foam cells) in bone marrow and cherry red spot on macula. No sphingomyelinase results in buildup of sphingomyelin which builds up in macrophages.

meningitis  "Pick your **Big** **Foamie** **Zeibra** nose with your Sphinger" Choose options with the letter I. SpIngomyelin, Sphingomyelinase, bIgorgans (hepatomegaly etc), zeIbra bodies, Foam cells +  




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submitted by meningitis(140),

"Pick your Big, Foamie, Zeibra nose with your Sphinger"

Choose options with the letter I.

SpIngomyelin, Sphingomyelinase, bIgorgans (hepatomegaly etc), zeIbra bodies, Foam cells