is otherwise know as the Riley-Day syndrome. Familial dysautonomia is an autosomal recessive disorder which affects primarily the nerve functions throughout the human body which typically results in seizures and sweating, amongst other symptoms.

FAMILIAL DYSAUTONOMIA: "Familial dysautonomia has been otherwise referred to the Riley Day syndrome; it is an autosomal disorder which is caused by recessive alleles."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FAMILIAL DYSAUTONOMIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/familial-dysautonomia/ (accessed February 25, 2020).