Niemann-Pick disease

Niemann-Pick disease
Author: Govind Kendre, DM; Shruti Mantri, DM; Chandrakala S, DM; Farah Jijina, MD; Sunil Hilalpure, MD; Suraj Goyanka, MD; Leo Prince,MD; Murli, MD
Category: Laboratory Hematology > Basic cell morphology > Morphologic variants of white blood cells > Histiocyte/macrophage – storage disease > Niemann Pick  
Published Date: 12/30/2018

One year old male child presented with developmental delay and hepatospleenomegaly. His bone marrow aspirate smear showed clusters of foam cells having small and round nuclei and cytoplasm containing clear vacuoles of varying size. Enzyme studies confirmed the diagnosis of Niemann-Pick disease.