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Familial Dysautonomia

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This category offers information for patients, families, caregivers, and medical professionals on Familial Dysautonomia, a disorder primarily affecting persons of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.

Symptoms include decreased sensitivity to pain and temperature, cardiovascular instability, an absence of overflow emotional tears, and gastrointestinal dysfunction.
  • American Journal of Human Genetics

    Reports on the discovery of the genetic make-up causing the disease.

  • Dysautonomia Foundation

    Non-profit institution that supports medical research and treatment of patients inflicted with the genetic disease. Presents list of upcoming and events, and profile of the charity group.

  • NORD: Familial Dysautonomia

    Contains brief discussion on the general concept, characteristics, and symptoms acquired by victims having FD.

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