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What is DysNet ?

Dysmelia is the generic term for all types of congenital limb differences - genetic, environmentally-induced or caused by an isolated fetal development problem. It is a rare condition with varying degrees and types of congenital limb damage and affects about 5 people in every 10,000.

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What is wrong with me?

by ElinFiona published 1 day ago
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Have you ever felt a vacuum moving through your arms and legs, like your inner skin are ripped off? This happened to me January 2016. It was extrem...

My son's Poland Syndrome story

by sampipuk published 5 months ago
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It was during this stay in hospital that I discovered that my beautiful bundle of joy had two fingers that were joined together.  To say I was hear...

Partners and Patient Groups

RareConnect is a patient-led initiative. Patient organisations partner with EURORDIS, itself an international patient organisation, to create communities and provide moderators from within their network. The following patient groups are official partners of this community.