ICD-11 8E02.2 — Fatal familial insomnia
A disease of the brain, caused by inheritance of mutation(s) of normal prion protein genes. This disease is characterised by severe insomnia and autonomic system dysfunction, and is fatal. Confirmation is by pathological examination of the brain and genetic testing.
The diagnosis includes nothing.
The diagnosis excludes nothing.
It has no clarifying diagnoses.
- Genetic prion diseases #7729