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Familial Dysautonomia, also call...

Posted Sep 12 2008 11:32pm

Familial Dysautonomia, also called FD, is a neurologic disorder characterized by episodic vomiting, abnormal sweating, pain and temperature insensitivity, an inability to produce tears, scoliosis, and abnormal feeding and sucking difficulties. This disease is found almost exclusively in Ashkenazi Jewish families.

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