Editor’s Choice: Start November with Rare Patient Stories

Happy Thursday, Friends!

Welcome to November! This week we’re highlighting stories two stories from rare patients in the Czech Republic. We also have a story about two girls in South Africa who bonded over their rare condition. Last but not least, we have research news for Fabry disease patients.



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“I First Have to Explain it to the Doctors:” Tetrasomy X, a Rare Patient Story From the Czech Republic


What do you do when you have a disease so rare your doctor hasn’t heard of it? A mother from the Czech Republic shares her story. [/one_half_last] [one_half]


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“When You Have to, You Can:” a Myasthenia Gravis Story From the Czech Republic


A sudden life transition caused one woman to show unexpected strength.
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Two Best Friends With Primary Immunodeficiency Meet for the First Time in Cape Town, South Africa


Two girls met online and found they had a lot in common… including a rare disease.
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Could These Rapidly Aging Cells in Fabry Disease be Reducing Patient Lifespan?


Researchers come a little close to understanding the relationship between this type of cell and Fabry disease. [one_half]

Do you have a rare disease experience of your own? Share with us here.

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