Familial episodic pain syndrome
Familial episodic pain syndrome is a rare genetic peripheral neuropathy disorder characterized by recurrent stereotyped episodic intense pain ocurring predominantly in either the upper body or lower limbs in several members of a family which is triggered or exacerbated by fatigue cold exposure fasting weather changes and/or physical stress or exertion and may or may not diminish with age. Sweating and other manifestations such as tachycardia breathing difficulties and generalized pallor may be associated.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version December 2023
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