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Diseases Common to all Jewish Groups

Ashkenazi Jewish Diseases

Sephardic-Mizrahi Diseases

Niemann-Pick Disease Type A/B

Niemann-Pick Type A / B [SMPD1]: Severe neurodegenerative condition, loss of brain function and enlargement of the liver and spleen, average life expectancy 2–3 years of age.

Ashkenazi Jewish Carrier Frequency: 1 in 115

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