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An autosomal disorder of the peripheral and autonomic nervous systems limited to individuals of Ashkenazic Jewish descent. Clinical manifestations are present at birth and include diminished lacrimation, defective thermoregulation, orthostatic hypotension (HYPOTENSION, ORTHOSTATIC), fixed pupils, excessive SWEATING, loss of pain and temperature sensation, and absent reflexes. Pathologic features include reduced numbers of small diameter peripheral nerve fibers and autonomic ganglion neurons. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1348; Nat Genet 1993;4(2):160-4)
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Autosomal disorder of the peripheral and autonomic nervous systems limited to individuals of Ashkenazic Jewish descent; clinical manifestations are present at birth and include diminished lacrimation, defective thermoregulation, orthostatic hypotension, fixed pupils, excessive sweating, loss of pain and temperature sensation, and absent reflexes; pathologic features include reduced numbers of small diameter peripheral nerve fibers and autonomic ganglion neurons.
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Familial dysautonomia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Familial dysautonomia, or a subtype of Familial dysautonomia,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
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