Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome (HPS)?

Updated: Dec 13, 2019
  • Author: Jaclyn Scholtz, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Patients should avoid sun exposure, use broad-spectrum sunblock with a high SPF, and wear wide-brimmed hats and sunglasses. Patients should also avoid contact sports and physical trauma, owing to the increase risk for bleeding complications.


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