achoo syndrome


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ACHOO or ADCHOO—Autosomal Dominant Compelling Helio-Ophthalmic Outburst. An autosomal [MIM 100820] condition affecting ± 25% of the population, which is characterised by paroxysms of sneezing when passing from dark to bright light or direct sunlight—aka helicociliosternutatogenic reflex
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achoo syndrome

Photic sneeze reflex An AD condition affecting ± 25% of the population, which is characterized by paroxysms of sneezing when passing from dark to bright light or direct sunlight–aka helicociliosternutatogenic reflex
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