Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome

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Her·man·sky-Pud·lak syn·drome

(hār-mon'skē pūd'lok), [MIM*203300]
a form of oculocutaneous albinism (autosomal recessive) with accumulation of ceroid in lysosomes with restrictive lung disease, granulomatous colitis, kidney failure, cardiomyopathy, and storage pool-deficient platelets.
See also: oculocutaneous albinism.
[F. Hermansky, P. Pudlak]
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Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS)

A rare type of albinism characterized by a problem with blood clotting and a buildup of waxy material in lungs and intestines.
Mentioned in: Albinism
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F., Czech physician.
Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome - autosomanl recessive trait characterized by early fibromatosis and related abnormalities.


P., 20th century Czech physician.
Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome - see under Hermansky
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