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"Urbach–Wiethe disease"




  1. photo Woman with rare condition doesn't experience fear, raises hope for PTSD sufferersWoman with rare condition doesn't experience fear, raises hope for PTSD sufferersNews
    called Urbach-Wiethe disease that renders her unable to recognize, and therefore react to, fear. Even in situations that most other people would view as terrifying, she remains unfazed. She's been heldRead more

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Urbach–Wiethe disease

Disease

Urbach–Wiethe disease (also known as lipoid proteinosis and hyalinosis cutis et mucosae) is a rare recessive genetic disorder, with approximately 400 reported cases since its discovery. It was first officially reported in 1929 by Erich Urbach and Camillo Wiethe, although cases may be recognized dating back as early as 1908.The symptoms of the disease vary greatly from individual to individual....More