Harvard Catalyst Profiles

Contact, publication, and social network information about Harvard faculty and fellows.

Dysautonomia, Familial

"Dysautonomia, Familial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dysautonomia, Familial" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dysautonomia, Familial" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 31 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2003
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
Related Networks
People
Explore
_
Similar Concepts
_
Top Journals 
_
Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.