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Definition

An autosomal recessive disease characterized by congenital heat intolerance, generalized anhidrosis, inability to produce tears, dry mouth, electrolyte imbalance, and ichthyosis.

Acronym

HELIX

Synonyms

Hypohidrosis, electrolyte imbalance, lacrimal gland dysfunction, ichthyosis, and xerostomia

Keywords

Ichthyosis

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