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What does DYS stand for?

DYS stands for Familial Dysautonomia

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Berish Rubin, chairman of the Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University, who is a specialist in the genetic illness Familial Dysautonomia.
If only one parent harbors the mutation, a child won't show the disease but has a 50 percent chance of carrying the mutation On occasion, physicians come across a second, milder form of familial dysautonomia This apparently stems from inheriting an even rarer mutation in IKBKAP from one parent and the more common mutation from the other.
But she got some ``hits,'' Internet parlance for finding World Wide Web pages containing a specified word, and moments later, Sherman, who has suffered from the disease since she was born, was staring at the familial dysautonomia home page, which had information on the cause, symptoms and treatment of the disease, which strikes only people of Eastern European ancestry.