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What is the prognosis for lipoid proteinosis (LP)?

Lipoid proteinosis (LP) has a stable or slowly progressive course. Children with LP may have behavioral or learning difficulties, along with seizures. Obstruction in the throat may require a tracheostomy. Mortality rates in infants and adults are slightly increased because of problems with throat obstructions and upper respiratory tract infections.
This information is based on source information from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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