Rare Genetic Disease Claims 12 Family Members

A California family has lost 12 family members to the newly discovered rare disease known as hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 1E (HSAN 1E), which involves a mutation on the DNMT gene. HSAN 1E symptoms include hearing loss, sensory neuropathy, and dementia.

To learn more about their story, check out the source article at CBS San Francisco.


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