The Journal of Association of Chest Physicians

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

Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome: A case report


R Vani, S Keertihvasan, K Anbananthan 
 Department of Chest and Tuberculosis, Coimbatore Medical College Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
R Vani
Flat 4 Block Leela Apartments, Ponniarajapuram, Coimbatore 641 001, Tamil Nadu
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Vani R, Keertihvasan S, Anbananthan K. Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome: A case report.J Assoc Chest Physicians 2014;2:78-80


How to cite this URL:
Vani R, Keertihvasan S, Anbananthan K. Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome: A case report. J Assoc Chest Physicians [serial online] 2014 [cited 2022 Sep 29 ];2:78-80
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