Imaging manifestations of Niemann-Pick disease type B

William L. Simpson, David Mendelson, Melissa P. Wasserstein, Margaret M. McGovern

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OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to illustrate the various imaging manifestations of Niemann-Pick disease type B using various imaging techniques emphasizing crosssectional imaging. CONCLUSION. Niemann-Pick disease type B is a multisystem disease that affects the pulmonary, cardiovascular, abdominal, and skeletal systems. Cross-sectional imaging is well suited for detecting and assessing the various manifestations of this disease, which can be highly suggestive of the diagnosis when seen in combination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)W12-W19
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2010
Externally publishedYes



  • Hepatosplenomegaly
  • Lysosomal storage disease
  • Niemann-Pick disease
  • Pediatrics
  • Pulmonary

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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