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Descriptor English:   Insomnia, Fatal Familial 
Descriptor Spanish:   Insomnio Familiar Fatal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ins˘nia Familiar Fatal 
Synonyms English:   Familial Fatal Insomnia
Familial Fatal Insomnias
Familial Fatal, Insomnia
Familial Fatals, Insomnia
Fatal Familial Insomnia
Fatal Familial Insomnias
Fatal Insomnia, Familial
Fatal Insomnias, Familial
Fatal, Insomnia Familial
Fatals, Insomnia Familial
Insomnia Familial Fatal
Insomnia Familial Fatals
Insomnia, Familial Fatal
Insomnias, Familial Fatal
Insomnias, Fatal Familial  
Tree Number:   C01.207.800.392
Definition English:   An autosomal dominant disorder characterized by degeneration of the THALAMUS and progressive insomnia. It is caused by a mutation in the prion protein (PRIONS). 
History Note English:   2003; use PRION DISEASES 1993-2002 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   37279 
Unique Identifier:   D034062 

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