One in 20 French people has a rare disease. Pica syndrome, werewolf or aquagenic urticaria ... Six rare and unusual pathologies.
In the European Union, a disease is considered rare when it affects less than one person in 2000. In France, one in twenty patients is affected. These pathologies are often serious, genetic (in 80% of cases), chronic, orphan (97%), disabling or even fatal. In more than half of the cases, they occur after birth.
Post-orgasmic disease syndrome, where men allergic to their own sperm, experience flu-like symptoms after ejaculation, watery urticaria, water allergy, or the urge to eat soil, soap characterized by Pica's disease ... Rare pathologies are certainly thousands.
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