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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 78-80

Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome: A case report

Department of Chest and Tuberculosis, Coimbatore Medical College Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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R Vani
Flat 4 Block Leela Apartments, Ponniarajapuram, Coimbatore 641 001, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/2320-8775.135118

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Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome (HPS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder, which results in oculocutaneous albinism, bleeding disorders, and storage of abnormal fat protein compound (liposomal accumulation of ceroid lipofuscin). The major complications of this disorder are pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and colitis. This is a case report of an HPS patient with PF.

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