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It is possible that the main title of the report Hermansky Pudlak syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome is a rare, hereditary disorder that consists of three characteristics: lack of skin pigmentation (albinism), blood platelet dysfunction with prolonged bleeding, and visual impairment. Some patients have lung fibrosis, colitis, or an abnormal storage of a fatty-like substance (ceroid lipofuscin) in various tissues of the body.
National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation
PO Box 959
East Hempstead, NH 03826-0959
111 E 59th St
New York, NY 10022-1202
Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Network, Inc.
One South Road
Oyster Bay, NY 11771-1905
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI)
P.O. Box 317
Watertown, MA 02272-0317
NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
One AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
31 Center Dr
Building 31, Room 2A32
Bethesda, MD 20892
Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
PO Box 8126
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126
PO Box 241956
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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